Petroleum Landman Salary

A Petroleum Landman earns an average salary of $77,004 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$46,125 - $123,557
(Median)
$46K
$77K
$120K
MEDIAN: $77,003
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50%
90%

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$17.75 - $54.48
(Median)
$18
$38
$54
MEDIAN: $37.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,125 - $123,557  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,933  
Total Pay (?
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$42,894 - $131,647  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 75
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.75 - $54.48  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,933  
   
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).
)
$42,894 - $131,647  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Job Description for Petroleum Landman

Most of the time, petroleum landmen (or petroleum land workers) work for gas and oil exploration companies. They acquire subsurface mineral rights from owners on behalf of their company. They must make sure that their company legally owns the rights to the minerals that are found on the ground during exploration. They are involved in negotiating business agreements related to mineral rights with landowners.

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Petroleum Landman Tasks

  • Oversee the work of technical staff and supervise geological procedures necessary to identify exploration sites.
  • Assess the cost of oil and gas wells and monitor production rates to improve exploration processes.
  • Coordinate field exploration activities.

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Experience Affects Petroleum Landman Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$81,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 44% dental benefits Dental: 35%
vision benefits Vision: 25% employee benefits None: 56%
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