Late-Career Petroleum Engineer in Houston, Texas Salary

The average salary for a Late-Career Petroleum Engineer in Houston, Texas is $229,622 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Reservoir Engineering, Oil and Gas Formation Evaluation, and Borehole Formation Evaluation (FE).

$116,748 - $293,619
MEDIAN: $194,584

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Salary $116,748 - $293,619
Bonus $3,000 - $98,264
Profit Sharing $0.21 - $293,614
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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).
$123,016 - $396,223
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 58

About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
1,149,686 (50.0%)
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...

Petroleum Engineer Job Listings

Key Stats for Petroleum Engineer


12 %
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
20 years or more

Skills That Affect Petroleum Engineer Salaries

Reservoir Engineering

Oil and Gas Formation Evaluation

Borehole Formation Evaluation (FE)

Well Production Engineering

National Average

Drilling Engineering

Engineering Design

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.


12 %
88 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 10%