Average Salary for Pioneer Natural Resources Company Employees

Headquartered in Irving, Texas, Pioneer Natural Resources Company offers a range of employment opportunities in the crude petroleum and natural gas extraction, from Software Applications Analyst to Environmental Specialist. The median income for Pioneer Natural Resources Company employees is $77K annually. Pioneer Natural Resources Company paychecks are largely negotiated based on how long you've been working, though your city and your role at the company are also considered. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Pioneer Natural Resources Company Median Salary by Job


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  • Updated: 12 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 27
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About This Company

Irving, Texas 75039


Crude Petroleum and Natural Gas Extraction

Source: Freebase

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of approximately $77K per year. Overall, the greater share of Pioneer Natural Resources Company folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average about $72K annually.


Residents of Dallas, Texas pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is around $89K per year; other top-paying cities include Midland, Texas ($87K) and the company's headquarter city of Irving, Texas ($75K).


The highest average salaries go to Software Applications Analysts, who bring in close to $84K annually, though Environmental Specialists are not far behind at approximately $72K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals receive bigger paychecks (about $124K annually) than those without credentials. Acquiring certification to be a HAZWOPER Certification - 40 Hour is rewarded with median pay of $75K per year. It pays to have a Master of Science (MS) at Pioneer Natural Resources Company — these employees make the most at $68K annually.


When it comes to skills, Strategic Planning seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $140K per year. A common skill in Pioneer Natural Resources Company's work force is Project Management; close to one-third of survey participants report using it on the job. Employees also tend to know Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and Microsoft SQL Server.

Benefits and Perks

A strong majority of respondents report contributing to a 401(k). Nearly all employees report having health insurance, and the vast majority of employees report having dental coverage. Privileges also include flexible hours, gym membership, tuition reimbursement, a stock purchase plan, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Pioneer Natural Resources Company


33 %
67 %
$56,250 - $75,420
$38,520 - $112,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Popular Locations for Pioneer Natural Resources Company

  1. Dallas, Texas
  2. Irving, Texas
  3. Midland, Texas

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