A Petroleum Engineer in Perth, Western Australia earns an average salary of AU$79,050 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience strongly influences income for this job. A skill in Microsoft Office is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$61,825 - AU$179,735
AU$62K
AU$100K
AU$180K
MEDIAN: AU$101,470
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$200K
Salary AU$61,825 - AU$179,735
Bonus AU$2,424 - AU$25,760
Profit Sharing AU$1,500
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$63,417 - AU$200,668
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 31

Job Description for Petroleum Engineer

Petroleum engineers design and oversee the production and methods for retrieving oil and natural gas from various depths beneath the earth's surface. Most petroleum engineers work for oil companies. Others work at universities or research facilities.

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Petroleum Engineer Tasks

  • Devise methods to improve oil and gas well production and determine the need for new or modified tool designs.
  • Oversee drilling and offer technical advice to achieve economical and satisfactory progress.

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Key Stats for Petroleum Engineer

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Petroleum Engineer Salaries

▲95%

▲33%

National Average
AU$100,000

▼18%

Skills That Affect Petroleum Engineer Salaries


National Average
AU$100,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 21%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
no benefits
None: 47%