A Petroleum Engineer earns an average salary of AU$88,009 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Word.

AU$66,729 - AU$175,819
AU$67K
AU$90K
AU$180K
MEDIAN: AU$90,251
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$185K
Salary AU$66,729 - AU$175,819
Bonus AU$2,000 - AU$25,000
Profit Sharing AU$1,000
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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AU$70,000 - AU$185,500
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 53

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Pay by Experience Level for Petroleum Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Petroleum Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Petroleum Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$87,000 based on 36 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Petroleum Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$95,000 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Petroleum Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$147,000 based on 11 salaries. A Petroleum Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$246,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$93,932

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Key Stats for Petroleum Engineer

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲162%

Experienced
▲57%

▲1%

National Average
AU$94,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Microsoft Excel
▲24%

Microsoft Office
▲18%

Microsoft Word
▲12%


National Average
AU$94,000

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 16%
vision benefits
Vision: 19%
no benefits
None: 56%
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