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$66,219 - AU$181,683
AU$66K
AU$83K
AU$180K
MEDIAN: AU$82,598
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$213K
Salary AU$66,219 - AU$181,683
Bonus AU$10,174
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$62,829 - AU$213,558
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 23 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 18

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

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Petroleum Engineer Salaries

▲123%

▲52%

National Average
AU$88,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Petroleum Engineer Salaries



National Average
AU$88,000

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
vision benefits
Vision: 17%
no benefits
None: 50%