Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $115K per year on average. Survey participants who have worked at BHP Billiton for between five and 10 years earn $115K annually on average. The largest slice of the BHP Billiton workforce (35 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, around $142K per year.
Earning about $126K annually on average, Reservoir Engineers receive the most money, followed by Geophysicists (approximately $123K), Petroleum Geologists ($119K), and Administrative Assistants (approximately $54K).
Certifications and Degrees
Engineer in Trainings have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $83K per year. The best paid folks at BHP Billiton have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), earning $126K annually.
When it comes to skills, Geographic Information Systems seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $119K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at BHP Billiton is Microsoft Excel, with approximately one-fourth considering it a key competency. Other skills in demand are Financial Analysis, Microsoft Office, and SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling.
Benefits and Perks
A lucky few (35 percent) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. A strong majority of respondents contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. A large number of respondents report having health insurance, and a solid majority of workers report having dental coverage. Other privileges include a subsidized cell phone, a stock purchase plan, life insurance, and gym membership.