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Petroleum Engineer Salary in Denver, Colorado

The average salary for a Petroleum Engineer in Denver, Colorado is $100,686 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Simulation and Oil and Gas Formation Evaluation. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.
$73,548 - $136,089
(Median)
$74K
$100K
$140K
MEDIAN: $100,686
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Salary
$73,548 - $136,089  
   
Bonus
$2,020 - $40,482  
Profit Sharing
$1,229 - $29,590  
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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$76,095 - $165,805  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 95
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Experience Affects Petroleum Engineer in Denver, Colorado Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$114,000


Skills That Affect Petroleum Engineer in Denver, Colorado Salaries

Simulation
up arrow 13%

Oil and Gas Formation Evaluation
up arrow 12%

Well Production Engineering
up arrow 7%

Engineering Design
up arrow 6%

National Average
$114,000

Reservoir Engineering
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 11%

Drilling Engineering
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 78% employee benefits None: 4%