Experienced Petroleum Engineer Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Experienced Petroleum Engineer is $133,787 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Drilling Engineering, Well Production Engineering, and Simulation.
Experienced Petroleum Engineer Total Pay (?
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$94,428 - $194,924
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$94,428 - $194,924  
   
Bonus
$4,250 - $49,061  
Profit Sharing
$1,984 - $30,410  
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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$99,088 - $231,369  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 245
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Pay Difference By Location

Bakersfield
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National Average
$151,000
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Skills That Affect Experienced Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Well Production Engineering
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Drilling Engineering
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Simulation
up arrow 10%
Reservoir Engineering
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Oil and Gas Formation Evaluation
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Project Management
0%
National Average
$151,000
Microsoft Excel
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Engineering Design
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
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Gender

Female
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 4%
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