Petroleum Engineer Salary in Denver, Colorado

The average salary for a Petroleum Engineer in Denver, Colorado is $98,951 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Simulation, Oil and Gas Formation Evaluation, Well Production Engineering, and Engineering Design.

$76,351 - $148,178

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$76,351 - $148,178  
   
Bonus
$100.67 - $44,698  
Profit Sharing
$1,238 - $34,255  
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$81,645 - $168,523  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 79
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Experience Affects Petroleum Engineer in Denver, Colorado Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%

Mid-Career
up arrow 22%

National Average
$107,000


Skills That Affect Petroleum Engineer in Denver, Colorado Salaries

Simulation
up arrow 23%

Oil and Gas Formation Evaluation
up arrow 20%

Well Production Engineering
up arrow 12%

Engineering Design
up arrow 10%

National Average
$107,000

Reservoir Engineering
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Drilling Engineering
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 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
12%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 6%
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