C$97,928
Avg. Salary
C$48.37
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

C$15,205

Bonus

C$9,958

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Petroleum Engineer is C$48.37 per hour.

The average pay for a Petroleum Engineer is C$97,928 per year.

C$21.00
10%
C$48.37
50%
C$244.68
90%
MEDIAN C$48.37
C$60k
10%
C$98k
50%
C$161k
90%
MEDIAN C$97,928
C$60,469 - C$160,882
C$60K
C$98K
C$160K
MEDIAN: C$97,928
10%
50%
90%
C$21.00 - C$245
C$21
C$48
C$240
MEDIAN: C$48.37
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$185K
Salary C$60,469 - C$160,882
Bonus C$4,788 - C$49,035
Profit Sharing C$50.68 - C$39,453
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).
)
C$61,075 - C$185,553
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 15 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 127
Hourly Data C$0C$364
Hourly Rate C$21.00 - C$245
Hourly Tips C$0.38
Overtime C$68.50
Annual Data C$0C$185K
Bonus C$4,788 - C$49,035
Profit Sharing C$50.68 - C$39,453
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).
)
C$61,075 - C$185,553
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 15 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 20

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.

Petroleum Engineer Pay By Employer

$0$264K

$114,762

$121,027

$118,554

Schlumberger
12 profiles
$122,629

$99,711

$138,341

$80,500

$103,808

$127,743

$104,000

Petroleum Engineer Job Listings

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

8%

National Average: C$104,313

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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Key Stats for Petroleum Engineer

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲96%

▲33%

▲15%

National Average
C$104,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Borehole Formation Evaluation (FE)
▲3%


National Average
C$104,000



Microsoft Office
▼14%

Microsoft Word
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 12%