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Petroleum Engineer Salaries

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Average Base Pay
$125,870/yr
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$85K
Low
$126K
Average
$171K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$15,398
Range$5,360 - $45,822
How much does a Petroleum Engineer make?

The national average salary for a Petroleum Engineer is $125,870 in United States. Filter by location to see Petroleum Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 585 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Petroleum Engineer employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
      Company
      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      Chevron
      $114,567/yr
      Range: $80K - $187K
      110 salaries
      $114,567/yr
      $80K$187K
      BP
      $125,000/yr
      Range: $88K - $208K
      25 salaries
      $125,000/yr
      $88K$208K
      Arco AmPm
      $116,871/yr
      Range: $93K - $158K
      21 salaries
      $116,871/yr
      $93K$158K
      Schlumberger
      $97,793/yr
      Range: $66K - $139K
      13 salaries
      $97,793/yr
      $66K$139K
      Chevron
      $6,898/mo
      Range: $5K - $8K
      12 salaries
      $6,898/mo
      $5K$8K
      Shell
      $100,000/yr
      Range: $85K - $179K
      11 salaries
      $100,000/yr
      $85K$179K
      ExxonMobil
      $126,927/yr
      Range: $80K - $216K
      10 salaries
      $126,927/yr
      $80K$216K

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      Devon Energy
      $108,500/yr
      Range: $98K - $160K
      10 salaries
      $108,500/yr
      $98K$160K
      Ryder Scott Company
      $126,999/yr
      Range: $122K - $134K
      10 salaries
      $126,999/yr
      $122K$134K
      Knowledge Reservoir
      $102,764/yr
      Range: $89K - $141K
      8 salaries
      $102,764/yr
      $89K$141K
      Hess Corporation
      $102,764/yr
      Range: $96K - $211K
      6 salaries
      $102,764/yr
      $96K$211K
      Halliburton
      $70,000/yr
      Range: $40K - $100K
      5 salaries
      $70,000/yr
      $40K$100K
      ConocoPhillips
      $116,553/yr
      Range: $99K - $126K
      5 salaries
      $116,553/yr
      $99K$126K
      US Bureau of Land Management
      $55,687/yr
      Range: $42K - $77K
      5 salaries
      $55,687/yr
      $42K$77K
      BSEE
      $85,600/yr
      Range: $47K - $102K
      5 salaries
      $85,600/yr
      $47K$102K
      BP
      $6,462/mo
      Range: $6K - $7K
      4 salaries
      $6,462/mo
      $6K$7K
      Devon Energy
      $39/hr
      Range: $35 - $41
      4 salaries
      $39/hr
      $35$41
      Apache
      $6,571/mo
      Range: $6K - $9K
      4 salaries
      $6,571/mo
      $6K$9K
      Southwestern Energy
      $98,125/yr
      Range: $82K - $114K
      4 salaries
      $98,125/yr
      $82K$114K
      Linn Energy
      $135,843/yr
      Range: $105K - $178K
      4 salaries
      $135,843/yr
      $105K$178K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $85,600
      per year
      A Petroleum Engineer in the New Orleans, LA Area area reported making $85,600 per year
      Additional Pay
      $500 cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      New Orleans, LA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1 to 50 employees
      Government
      $117,000
      per year
      A Completion Engineer in the Oklahoma City, OK Area area reported making $117,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $25k cash bonus
      $25k stock bonus
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Oklahoma City, OK Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Company - Public
      $6,000
      monthly
      A Petroleum Engineering Field in the Midland, TX Area area reported making $6,000 per month
      Job Highlights
      Midland, TX Area area
      Intern
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Public
      $92,000
      per year
      A Petroleum Engineering in the Corpus Christi, TX Area area reported making $92,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Corpus Christi, TX Area area
      Full-time
       
      501 to 1000 employees
      Company - Private
      $92,000
      per year
      A Petroleum Engineering Technician in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $92,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $25k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Houston, TX Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
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