Median pay for Entry-Level Reservoir Engineers is around $95K per year. In the world of Entry-Level Reservoir Engineers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $20K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $15K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $70K and $126K. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Entry-Level Reservoir Engineers who answered the questionnnaire. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$64,866 - $116,805
MEDIAN: $95,134

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$64,866 - $116,805  
$1,017 - $20,014  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $14,899  
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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).
$70,003 - $125,902  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 87

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $99,783

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Tulsa is home to an above-average pay rate for Entry-Level Reservoir Engineers, 18 percent higher than the national average. Entry-Level Reservoir Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Denver (+12 percent) and Houston (+8 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 13 percent south of the national average, can be found in Salt Lake City.

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.


26 %
74 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 6%