Late-Career Petroleum Engineer Salary

The average pay for a Late-Career Petroleum Engineer is $161,930 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Engineering Design and Reservoir Engineering.

$91,754 - $256,774
$92K
$160K
$260K
MEDIAN: $161,930
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$48.43 - $173.83
$48
$82
$170
MEDIAN: $82.42
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Salary
$91,754 - $256,774  
   
Bonus
$1,010 - $98,136  
Profit Sharing
$117.00 - $115,000  
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: 25 Mar 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
$1,010 - $98,136  
   
Profit Sharing
$117.00 - $115,000  
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: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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Pay Difference by Location

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 6 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
▲35%


Project Management
▲4%

Simulation
▲3%

Well Production Engineering
▲1%

Drilling Engineering
▼0%

National Average
$177,000

Oil and Gas Formation Evaluation
▼3%

Microsoft Office
▼14%

Borehole Formation Evaluation (FE)
▼20%

Microsoft Excel
▼22%

Microsoft Word
▼30%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 15%