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Late-Career Petroleum Engineer Salary

The average pay for a Late-Career Petroleum Engineer is $177,807 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Project Management and Simulation.

$98,968 - $239,941
MEDIAN: $177,807

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$98,968 - $239,941  
$493.16 - $62,106  
Profit Sharing
$6,250 - $67,500  
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).
$100,503 - $306,319  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 170

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Skills That Affect Late-Career Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Project Management
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Microsoft Office
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Engineering Design
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Well Production Engineering
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Microsoft Excel

National Average

Reservoir Engineering
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Drilling Engineering
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Oil and Gas Formation Evaluation
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.


7 %
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 6%