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Late-Career Petroleum Engineer Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Late-Career Petroleum Engineer is $175,115 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Project Management, Simulation, and Reservoir Engineering.
Late-Career Petroleum Engineer Salary (?
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$98,826 - $238,245
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MEDIAN: $175,114
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National Salary Data

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$0$110K$220K$330K
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$98,826 - $238,245  
   
Bonus
$2,600 - $60,000  
Profit Sharing
$7,550 - $61,277  
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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$101,049 - $304,926  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 174
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Bakersfield
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Dallas
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Houston
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$198,000
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Skills That Affect Late-Career Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 46%
Simulation
up arrow 17%
Reservoir Engineering
up arrow 13%
Engineering Design
up arrow 10%
Well Production Engineering
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Word
0%
National Average
$198,000
Drilling Engineering
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%
Oil and Gas Formation Evaluation
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 6%