Petroleum Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas

A Petroleum Engineer in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $102,739 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Project Management and Well Production Engineering. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

$69,564 - $181,031

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$9.86 - $101.37

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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$69,564 - $181,031  
   
Bonus
$999 - $36,579  
Profit Sharing
$700 - $29,833  
Total Pay (?
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$70,656 - $210,660  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 551
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$9.86 - $101.37  
   
Overtime
$14.74 - $37.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$999 - $36,579  
   
Profit Sharing
$700 - $29,833  
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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$70,656 - $210,660  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Experience Affects Petroleum Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries




National Average
$114,000


Skills That Affect Petroleum Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries






Drilling Engineering
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Microsoft Excel
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National Average
$114,000

Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 74 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 3%
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