Average Drilling Engineer Salary in Canada

C$108,668
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$17,041
Bonus
C$7,800
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The average salary for a Drilling Engineer in Canada is C$108,668.
10%
CA$73k
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CA$109k
90%
CA$220k
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Salary
C$73k - C$220k
Bonus
C$5k - C$45k
Profit Sharing
C$5k - C$10k
Total Pay
C$77k - C$240k

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Job Description for Drilling Engineer

Drilling Engineer Tasks
  • Develop strategies to achieve well construction and data gathering objectives.
  • Document results, problems and causes and improvement suggestions throughout the implementation.
  • Support field supervisors throughout the implementation and assist on-site as needed.
  • Develop cost estimates and risks versus rewards analysis.

Job Satisfaction for Drilling Engineer

3.7 out of 5
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Popular Skills for Drilling Engineer

Skills in Drilling Engineering, Engineering Design and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Drilling Engineer

An early career Drilling Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$90,000 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Drilling Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$101,797 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Drilling Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$123,542 based on 15 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$195,396.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 45 survey responses.
Early Career
13.3%
Mid Career
33.3%
Experienced
33.3%
Late Career
20.0%

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