The average pay for a Late-Career Petroleum Engineer is $159,015 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Reservoir Engineering and Engineering Design.

$91,754 - $256,774
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MEDIAN: $159,015
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$48.43 - $173.83
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MEDIAN: $82.42
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Salary
$91,754 - $256,774  
   
Bonus
$1,007 - $81,703  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $128,222  
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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$96,707 - $341,634  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 88
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$48.43 - $173.83  
   
Overtime
$80.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$1,007 - $81,703  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $128,222  
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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$96,707 - $341,634  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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National Average: $177,067

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Key Stats for Petroleum Engineer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
0100
20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Reservoir Engineering
up arrow 14%

Engineering Design
up arrow 13%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Simulation
up arrow 4%

Well Production Engineering
up arrow 2%

Drilling Engineering
0%

National Average
$177,000

Oil and Gas Formation Evaluation
up arrow 3%

Borehole Formation Evaluation (FE)
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 14%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 15%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 29%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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