Petroleum Landman Salary

A Petroleum Landman earns an average salary of $83,337 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$55,000 - $130,000
$55K
$78K
$130K
MEDIAN: $77,687
10%
50%
90%

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Salary
$55,000 - $130,000  
   
Bonus
$20,000  
Total Pay (?
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$55,752 - $157,812  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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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

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

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Key Stats for Petroleum Landman

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
48%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Petroleum Landman Salaries

National Average
$80,000

Entry-Level
▼3%

Mid-Career
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
48%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 50%
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