The average salary for a Petroleum Engineer in Calgary, Alberta is C$94,612 per year. Experience strongly influences pay for this job.

C$60,556 - C$173,831
C$61K
C$93K
C$170K
MEDIAN: C$93,146
10%
50%
90%
C$44.22 - C$149
C$100
MEDIAN: C$105
50%
C$0C$229K
Salary C$60,556 - C$173,831
Bonus C$4,980 - C$49,194
Profit Sharing C$1,993 - C$48,479
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$62,616 - C$229,931
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 84
Hourly Data C$0C$148
Hourly Rate C$105
Annual Data C$0C$229K
Bonus C$4,980 - C$49,194
Profit Sharing C$1,993 - C$48,479
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$62,616 - C$229,931
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

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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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$89,000 based on 20 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$125,000 based on 12 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$156,000 based on 10 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$258,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Petroleum Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲144%

▲48%

▲18%

National Average
C$106,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Borehole Formation Evaluation (FE)
▲15%



National Average
C$106,000


Microsoft Office
▼13%

Microsoft Word
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 7%