The average salary for a Drilling Engineer in Canada is C$108,668.
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Job Description for Drilling Engineer
Drilling engineers are in charge of all aspects of drilling, following project specifications and performing real-time monitoring of drilling operations. They contribute ideas related to drilling methods, change drilling requirements as needed, and take part in planning and optimization of drilling parameters for increased efficiency. Additionally, drilling engineers identify technical operational limiters and participate in project meetings to recommend drilling planning processes changes, as w…Read more
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.
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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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