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Petroleum Engineer Salaries in Houston, TX Area

313 SalariesUpdated Apr 27, 2021

Average Base Pay
$126,390 / yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$24,114
Range$6,488 - $89,623

How much does a Petroleum Engineer make in Houston, TX?

The average salary for a Petroleum Engineer is $126,390 in Houston, TX. Salaries estimates are based on 313 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Petroleum Engineer employees in Houston, TX.

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Petroleum Engineer

Chevron

$134,757/yr

Range: $86K - $227K

93 salaries

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$134,757/yr
$86K$227K

Petroleum Engineer

BP

$180,334/yr

Range: $80K - $288K

27 salaries

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$180,334/yr
$80K$288K

Petroleum Engineer

ampm

$137,325/yr

Range: $119K - $162K

19 salaries

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$137,325/yr
$119K$162K
$8,159/mo
$6K$9K

Petroleum Engineer

Schlumberger

$107,420/yr

Range: $93K - $164K

11 salaries

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$107,420/yr
$93K$164K

Petroleum Engineer

Shell

$126,325/yr

Range: $92K - $195K

11 salaries

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$126,325/yr
$92K$195K

Petroleum Engineer

Knowledge Reservoir

$111,621/yr

Range: $80K - $154K

11 salaries

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$111,621/yr
$80K$154K

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Petroleum Engineer

Ryder Scott Company

$140,745/yr

Range: $133K - $152K

11 salaries

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$140,745/yr
$133K$152K

Petroleum Engineer

ExxonMobil

$138,189/yr

Range: $99K - $210K

10 salaries

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$138,189/yr
$99K$210K

Petroleum Engineer

Hess Corporation

$263,226/yr

Range: $80K - $263K

10 salaries

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$263,226/yr
$80K$263K

Petroleum Engineer

ConocoPhillips

$132,764/yr

Range: $109K - $298K

5 salaries

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$132,764/yr
$109K$298K

Petroleum Engineer

OVS GROUP

$98,009/yr

Range: $81K - $104K

5 salaries

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$98,009/yr
$81K$104K
$7,084/mo
$7K$11K

Petroleum Engineer

National Oilwell Varco

$117,970/yr

Range: $99K - $130K

4 salaries

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$117,970/yr
$99K$130K

Petroleum Engineer

Aramco Americas

$130,325/yr

Range: $116K - $139K

4 salaries

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$130,325/yr
$116K$139K

Petroleum Engineer - Hourly Intern

Hilcorp Energy

$28/hr

Range: $27 - $29

4 salaries

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$28/hr
$27$29

Petroleum Engineer

Hilcorp Energy

$111,411/yr

Range: $87K - $135K

4 salaries

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$111,411/yr
$87K$135K

Petroleum Engineer

Linn Energy

$148,098/yr

Range: $111K - $195K

4 salaries

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$148,098/yr
$111K$195K

Petroleum Engineer

CARBO Ceramics

$100,484/yr

Range: $89K - $108K

4 salaries

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$100,484/yr
$89K$108K

Petroleum Engineer

Kappa North America

$109,835/yr

Range: $106K - $150K

4 salaries

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$109,835/yr
$106K$150K

Recent Salary Reports

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

$60,000
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An Engineer/Operator reported making $60,000 per year
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10+ years experience
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Government
$102,600
per year
A Pipeline Engineer reported making $102,600 per year
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8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$125,000
per year
A Drilling Engineer reported making $125,000 per year
Additional Pay
$25k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$40
hourly
A Petroleum Engineer reported making $40 per hour
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Intern
10000+ employees
 
College / University
$127,410
per year
A Petroleum Engineer reported making $127,410 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Public
$123,099
per year
A Petroleum Engineer reported making $123,099 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$126,475
per year
A Completions Engineer reported making $126,475 per year
Additional Pay
$37k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$169,261
per year
A Drilling and Completion Engineer reported making $169,261 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$164,132
per year
A Petroleum Engineer reported making $164,132 per year
Additional Pay
$30k cash bonus
$8k profit sharing
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$143,000
per year
A Completions Engineer reported making $143,000 per year
Additional Pay
$14k cash bonus
$1k stock bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public