Late-Career Petroleum Engineer Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Late-Career Petroleum Engineer is $176,333 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Project Management and Simulation.
Late-Career Petroleum Engineer Total Pay (?
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$99,494 - $238,895
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$99,494 - $238,895  
   
Bonus
$4,836 - $59,313  
Profit Sharing
$7,424 - $59,180  
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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$101,488 - $303,471  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 199
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Pay Difference By Location
Tulsa
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Bakersfield
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Dallas
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up arrow 7%
National Average
$202,000
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Skills That Affect Late-Career Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 34%
Simulation
up arrow 14%
Reservoir Engineering
up arrow 10%
Well Production Engineering
up arrow 8%
Engineering Design
up arrow 7%
Microsoft Excel
0%
National Average
$202,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
Drilling Engineering
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 7%
Oil and Gas Formation Evaluation
up arrow 15%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 65 votes.
Gender
Female
6%
female alumni
 
Male
94%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 6%
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