Petroleum Engineer Salary in Denver, Colorado

The average salary for a Petroleum Engineer in Denver, Colorado is $99,070 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Simulation, Oil and Gas Formation Evaluation, and Well Production Engineering. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

$76,351 - $143,077
(Median)
$76K
$99K
$140K
MEDIAN: $99,069
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Salary
$76,351 - $143,077  
   
Bonus
$101.37 - $44,385  
Profit Sharing
$1,238 - $34,255  
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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$81,645 - $166,702  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 79
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Experience Affects Petroleum Engineer in Denver, Colorado Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 23%

National Average
$107,000


Skills That Affect Petroleum Engineer in Denver, Colorado Salaries

Simulation
up arrow 22%

Oil and Gas Formation Evaluation
up arrow 20%

Well Production Engineering
up arrow 13%

Engineering Design
up arrow 10%

National Average
$107,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Reservoir Engineering
up arrow 5%

Drilling Engineering
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 6%
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