A Petroleum Engineer earns an average salary of C$96,546 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

C$59,611 - C$161,491
C$60K
C$95K
C$160K
MEDIAN: C$94,734
10%
50%
90%
C$25.76 - C$145
C$26
C$48
C$140
MEDIAN: C$48.40
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$188K
Salary C$59,611 - C$161,491
Bonus C$993 - C$39,149
Profit Sharing C$291 - C$41,217
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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C$60,387 - C$188,596
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 148
Hourly Data C$0C$144
Hourly Rate C$25.76 - C$145
Hourly Tips C$0.38
Overtime C$60.00
Annual Data C$0C$188K
Bonus C$993 - C$39,149
Profit Sharing C$291 - C$41,217
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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C$60,387 - C$188,596
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 23

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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Popular Skills for Petroleum Engineer

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 C$92,000 based on 43 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 C$120,000 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Petroleum Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$138,000 based on 18 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 C$204,000 based on 10 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$101,751

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Key Stats for Petroleum Engineer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲101%

▲36%

▲18%

National Average
C$102,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Petroleum Engineer Salaries


Borehole Formation Evaluation (FE)
▲5%


National Average
C$102,000


Microsoft Office
▼12%

Microsoft Word
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 10%