Average Entry-Level Petroleum Engineer Salary in Midland, Texas

$90,000
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$8,000
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Petroleum Engineer in Midland, Texas is $90,000.
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$83k
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$90k
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$101k
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What Do Petroleum Engineers Do?

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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What is the Pay by Experience Level for Petroleum Engineers?

An early career Petroleum Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $105,894 based on 36 salaries. A mid-career Petroleum Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $121,647 based on 21 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $148,927.
Employees with Petroleum Engineer in their job title in Austin, Texas earn an average of 11.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (9.2% more) and Dallas, Texas (4.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (16.7% less), Tulsa, Oklahoma (9.9% less) and Los Angeles, California (5.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 64 survey responses.
Early Career
56.3%
Mid Career
32.8%
Late Career
10.9%