Petroleum Engineer in Denver, Colorado Salary

A Petroleum Engineer in Denver, Colorado earns an average salary of $105,567 per year.

$73,498 - $146,814
$73K
$110K
$150K
MEDIAN: $107,065
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$0$152K
Salary $73,498 - $146,814
Bonus $3,000 - $37,388
Profit Sharing $3,500
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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$73,498 - $152,296
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 32

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About Denver, Colorado

Denver County, Colorado
682,545
Male:
341,137 (50.0%)
Female:
341,408 (50.0%)
Denver (/ˈdɛnvər/), officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The Denver downtown district is located immediately east of the confluence of Cherry Creek with the South Platte River, approximately 12 mi (19 km) east of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Denver is nicknamed the Mile-High City because its official elevation is exactly one mile (5,280 ft or 1,610 m) above sea level, making it one of the highest major cities in the United States. The 105th meridian west of Greenwich, the longitudinal reference for the Mountain Time Zone, passes directly through Denver Union Station. Denver is ranked as a Beta- world city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. With a 2015 estimated...
Denver:
$58,003
Colorado:
$63,909
$1,094
Denver:
$316,700
Colorado:
$283,800
3.2%

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Pay by Experience Level for Petroleum Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Petroleum Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Petroleum Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $123,000 based on 27 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Petroleum Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $129,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Petroleum Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $146,000 based on 6 salaries. A Petroleum Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $179,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Petroleum Engineer

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲39%

Experienced
▲13%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$129,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Reservoir Engineering
▼0%

Simulation
▼0%

National Average
$129,000

Oil and Gas Formation Evaluation
▼1%

Project Management
▼3%

Well Production Engineering
▼5%

Engineering Design
▼8%

Microsoft Excel
▼21%

Drilling Engineering
▼31%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 83%
no benefits
None:
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