Experienced Petroleum Engineer Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Experienced Petroleum Engineer is $132,551 per year. A skill in Well Production Engineering is associated with high pay for this job.
Experienced Petroleum Engineer Salary (?
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$93,957 - $194,517
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MEDIAN: $132,551
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$93,957 - $194,517  
   
Bonus
$3,419 - $48,336  
Profit Sharing
$1,977 - $30,454  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$98,218 - $227,807  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 238
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Skills That Affect Experienced Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Well Production Engineering
up arrow 12%
Simulation
up arrow 8%
Reservoir Engineering
up arrow 7%
Project Management
up arrow 3%
Oil and Gas Formation Evaluation
up arrow 3%
National Average
$150,000
Drilling Engineering
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 9%
Engineering Design
up arrow 11%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 14%

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Gender

Female
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 4%
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