Drilling Engineer Salaries

352 SalariesUpdated Jun 10, 2021

Average Base Pay
$130,299 / yr
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How much does a Drilling Engineer make?

The national average salary for a Drilling Engineer is $130,299 in United States. Filter by location to see Drilling Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 352 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Drilling Engineer employees.

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Drilling Engineer

Chevron

$130,463/yr

Range: $94K - $200K

64 salaries

$130,463/yr
$94K$200K

Drilling Engineer

BP

$136,837/yr

Range: $97K - $179K

38 salaries

$136,837/yr
$97K$179K

Drilling Engineer

ConocoPhillips

$134,754/yr

Range: $109K - $260K

26 salaries

$134,754/yr
$109K$260K

Drilling Engineer

Schlumberger

$130,410/yr

Range: $96K - $164K

21 salaries

$130,410/yr
$96K$164K

Drilling Engineer

ExxonMobil

$129,052/yr

Range: $81K - $228K

21 salaries

$129,052/yr
$81K$228K

Drilling Engineer

BHP

$153,744/yr

Range: $112K - $267K

21 salaries

$153,744/yr
$112K$267K

Drilling Engineer

Marathon Oil

$116,560/yr

Range: $109K - $147K

21 salaries

$116,560/yr
$109K$147K

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Drilling Engineer

Shell

$124,135/yr

Range: $94K - $666K

19 salaries

$124,135/yr
$94K$666K

Drilling Engineer

Apache

$126,140/yr

Range: $107K - $186K

17 salaries

$126,140/yr
$107K$186K

Drilling Engineer

Occidental Petroleum

$115,124/yr

Range: $77K - $137K

15 salaries

$115,124/yr
$77K$137K

Drilling Engineer

ampm

$220,348/yr

Range: $131K - $233K

13 salaries

$220,348/yr
$131K$233K

Drilling Engineer

Halliburton

$100,772/yr

Range: $75K - $123K

12 salaries

$100,772/yr
$75K$123K

Drilling Engineer

Ovintiv

$120,254/yr

Range: $116K - $173K

9 salaries

$120,254/yr
$116K$173K

Drilling Engineer

CONSOL Energy

$95,185/yr

Range: $83K - $135K

9 salaries

$95,185/yr
$83K$135K

Drilling Engineer

Chesapeake Energy

$139,594/yr

Range: $103K - $157K

8 salaries

$139,594/yr
$103K$157K

Drilling Engineer - Hourly Intern

Chevron

$38/hr

Range: $33 - $43

7 salaries

$38/hr
$33$43

Drilling Engineer

Weatherford

$104,441/yr

Range: $52K - $129K

7 salaries

$104,441/yr
$52K$129K

Drilling Engineer

Devon Energy

$122,877/yr

Range: $106K - $193K

7 salaries

$122,877/yr
$106K$193K

Drilling Engineer

Petrobras

$115,559/yr

Range: $106K - $158K

7 salaries

$115,559/yr
$106K$158K

Drilling Engineer

Hess Corporation

$144,072/yr

Range: $109K - $220K

5 salaries

$144,072/yr
$109K$220K

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent drilling engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

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A Natural Gas Technician in the San Angelo, TX Area area reported making $27 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
San Angelo, TX Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$71,479
per year
A Gas Engineer in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $71,479 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$160,000
per year
A Drilling Engineer in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $160,000 per year
Additional Pay
$20k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$168,000
per year
A Petroleum Engineer in the Bakersfield, CA Area area reported making $168,000 per year
Additional Pay
$33k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Bakersfield, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$164,877
per year
A Drilling Engineer in the Pittsburgh, PA Area area reported making $164,877 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Pittsburgh, PA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$8,000
monthly
A Petroleum Engineer in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $8,000 per month
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$85,000
per year
A Petroleum Engineer in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $85,000 per year
Job Highlights
Houston, TX Area area
Temporary
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$10,000
per year
A Petroleum Engineer in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $10,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$138,370
per year
A Petroleum Engineer in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $138,370 per year
Additional Pay
$3k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
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