The average pay for a Mid-Career Petroleum Engineer is C$105,879 per year. A skill in Oil and Gas Formation Evaluation is associated with high pay for this job.

C$79,852 - C$152,970
C$80K
C$100K
C$150K
MEDIAN: C$102,996
10%
50%
90%
C$35.00 - C$90.00
C$49
MEDIAN: C$48.83
50%
C$0C$176K
Salary C$79,852 - C$152,970
Bonus C$3,020 - C$30,410
Profit Sharing C$14,740
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$81,369 - C$176,643
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 43
Hourly Data C$0C$90
Hourly Rate C$48.83
Overtime C$58.96
Annual Data C$0C$176K
Bonus C$3,020 - C$30,410
Profit Sharing C$14,740
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$81,369 - C$176,643
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

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 Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$118,536

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

Key Stats for Petroleum Engineer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
5-9 years
70%
10-19 years
30%

Skills That Affect Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Oil and Gas Formation Evaluation
▲13%

Well Production Engineering
▲3%

Microsoft Excel
▲1%

National Average
C$119,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 4%