Petroleum Engineer in Tulsa Salary

Tulsa Petroleum Engineers can expect to earn an average of $86K annually. Some workers in this field — one-fourth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by close to one-half. Most Petroleum Engineers in Tulsa, Okla. report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

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About Tulsa, Oklahoma

Tulsa County, Oklahoma
403,091
Male:
197,437 (49.0%)
Female:
205,654 (51.0%)
Tulsa /ˈtʌlsə/ is the second-largest city in the state of Oklahoma and 47th-most populous city in the United States. As of July 2015, the population was 403,505, an increase of 11,599 over that reported in the 2010 Census. It is the principal municipality of the Tulsa Metropolitan Area, a region with 981,005 residents in the MSA and 1,151,172 in the CSA. The city serves as the county seat of Tulsa County, the most densely populated county in Oklahoma, with urban development extending into Osage, Rogers, and Wagoner counties. Tulsa was settled between 1828 and 1836 by the Lochapoka Band of Creek Native American tribe. For most of the 20th century, the city held the nickname "Oil Capital of the World" and played a major role as one of the most important hubs for the American oil industry. Once heavily dependent on the oil industry, economic downturn and subsequent diversification efforts created an...
Tulsa:
$43,322
Oklahoma:
$48,568
$768
Tulsa:
$133,700
Oklahoma:
$126,800
4.2%

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Key Stats for Petroleum Engineer

Less than 1 year
67%
1-4 years
17%
20 years or more
17%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲98%

Mid-Career
▲31%

National Average
$86,000

▼1%

Skills That Affect Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Project Management
▲63%

Well Production Engineering
▲21%

Drilling Engineering
▲21%

Reservoir Engineering
▲8%

Simulation
▲5%

Oil and Gas Formation Evaluation
▲4%

National Average
$86,000

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
67%
1-4 years
17%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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