Entry-Level Reservoir Engineer Salary

The average Entry-Level Reservoir Engineer can expect to rake in roughly $95K annually. In the world of Entry-Level Reservoir Engineers, overall income ranges from $70K near the bottom to $130K at the top; this can include more than $20K from bonuses and more than $15K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Making up 78 percent of those who took the survey, male Entry-Level Reservoir Engineers greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$63,298 - $121,647
MEDIAN: $95,437

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
$63,298 - $121,647  
$2,043 - $20,174  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $14,681  
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).
$69,697 - $130,462  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 84

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $100,873

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For Entry-Level Reservoir Engineers, working in the bustling city of Tulsa has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Entry-Level Reservoir Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Denver (+11 percent) and Houston (+10 percent). Falling short of the national average by 14 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Salt Lake City.

Key Stats for Reservoir Engineer


22 %
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Reservoir Engineer Salaries

Microsoft Office

Business Development


National Average

Strategic Planning

Mergers and Acquisitions

Well Production Engineering

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.


22 %
78 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 6%