Petroleum Engineer Salaries

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Average Base Pay
$104,917/yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$13,569
Range$4,790 - $39,683
How much does a Petroleum Engineer make?

The national average salary for a Petroleum Engineer is $104,917 in United States. Filter by location to see Petroleum Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,242 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Petroleum Engineer employees.

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Chevron
$127,221/yr
Range: $84K - $208K
112 salaries
$127,221/yr
$84K$208K
BP
$140,274/yr
Range: $88K - $226K
22 salaries
$140,274/yr
$88K$226K
ampm
$130,383/yr
Range: $116K - $188K
21 salaries
$130,383/yr
$116K$188K
Schlumberger
$103,496/yr
Range: $70K - $149K
12 salaries
$103,496/yr
$70K$149K
Chevron
$7,531/mo
Range: $4K - $8K
12 salaries
$7,531/mo
$4K$8K
Devon Energy
$118,318/yr
Range: $105K - $209K
12 salaries
$118,318/yr
$105K$209K
ExxonMobil
$132,047/yr
Range: $87K - $162K
11 salaries
$132,047/yr
$87K$162K

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Ryder Scott Company
$136,814/yr
Range: $130K - $148K
10 salaries
$136,814/yr
$130K$148K
Shell
$117,238/yr
Range: $97K - $184K
9 salaries
$117,238/yr
$97K$184K
Knowledge Reservoir
$107,976/yr
Range: $94K - $150K
8 salaries
$107,976/yr
$94K$150K
BSEE
$90,690/yr
Range: $49K - $117K
8 salaries
$90,690/yr
$49K$117K
Halliburton
$76,098/yr
Range: $43K - $320K
7 salaries
$76,098/yr
$43K$320K
ConocoPhillips
$129,576/yr
Range: $106K - $290K
6 salaries
$129,576/yr
$106K$290K
Hess Corporation
$108,091/yr
Range: $101K - $222K
6 salaries
$108,091/yr
$101K$222K
US Bureau of Land Management
$65,974/yr
Range: $44K - $115K
6 salaries
$65,974/yr
$44K$115K
Noble Energy
$132,871/yr
Range: $110K - $159K
5 salaries
$132,871/yr
$110K$159K
Linn Energy
$140,304/yr
Range: $108K - $189K
5 salaries
$140,304/yr
$108K$189K
Chevron
$128,221/yr
Range: $111K - $142K
4 salaries
$128,221/yr
$111K$142K
Southwestern Energy
$106,401/yr
Range: $88K - $122K
4 salaries
$106,401/yr
$88K$122K
CARBO Ceramics
$97,862/yr
Range: $87K - $105K
4 salaries
$97,862/yr
$87K$105K

Recent Salary Reports

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

$162,000
per year
A Completion Engineer in the Oklahoma City, OK Area area reported making $162,000 per year
Additional Pay
$32k cash bonus
$30k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Oklahoma City, OK Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$103,599
per year
An Engineer/Technologist in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $103,599 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$140,000
per year
A Gas Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $140,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$90,000
per year
A Frac Engineer in the Midland, TX Area area reported making $90,000 per year
Additional Pay
$30k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Midland, TX Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$17
hourly
A Landfill Gas Technician in the Nashville, TN Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
Nashville, TN Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$75,000
per year
An Engineer/Technologist in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$43,000
per year
A Gas Technician in the Albany, NY Area area reported making $43,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Albany, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$103,537
per year
An Engineer/Technologist in the Battle Creek, MI Area area reported making $103,537 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Battle Creek, MI Area area
 
Full-time
10000+ employees