Petroleum Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas

A Petroleum Engineer in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $103,160 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.

$69,916 - $182,100
(Median)
$70K
$100K
$180K
MEDIAN: $103,159
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50%
90%

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$9.79 - $102.13
(Median)
$9
$44
$100
MEDIAN: $44.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$69,916 - $182,100  
   
Bonus
$1,020 - $38,393  
Profit Sharing
$894 - $29,866  
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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$71,059 - $214,130  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 558
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$9.79 - $102.13  
   
Overtime
$14.74 - $37.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,020 - $38,393  
   
Profit Sharing
$894 - $29,866  
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).
)
$71,059 - $214,130  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Experience Affects Petroleum Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries




National Average
$115,000


Skills That Affect Petroleum Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries






Drilling Engineering
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Microsoft Excel
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National Average
$115,000

Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 76 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

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