The average pay for a Petroleum Engineer with Well Production Engineering skills is $105,457 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$64,229 - $179,115
(Median)
$64K
$110K
$180K
MEDIAN: $105,457
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50%
90%

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$17.52 - $96.96
(Median)
$18
$37
$97
MEDIAN: $36.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$64,229 - $179,115  
   
Bonus
$1,965 - $45,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,017 - $25,000  
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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$64,192 - $217,305  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 183
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$17.52 - $96.96  
   
Overtime
$85.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,965 - $45,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,017 - $25,000  
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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$64,192 - $217,305  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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Pay by Experience Level for Petroleum Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $116,779

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Experience Affects Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 71%

Experienced
up arrow 31%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$117,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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