Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Reservoir Engineer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$146,545 / yrTotal Pay
$112,469 / yrBase Pay
$34,075 / yrAdditional Pay

$146,545

 / yr
$97K$226K
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The estimated total pay for a Reservoir Engineer is $146,545 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $112,469 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $34,075 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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 / yr

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 / yr

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 / yr

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Basic Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Reservoir Engineer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$191,000

/yr

$147K | $44K

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Reservoir Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$131,890

/yr

$120K | $12K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Core Engineer

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$10,000

/mo

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Reservoir Engineer

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$209,000

/yr

$165K | $44K

Submitted2 days ago

10-14 years
2 days ago
Reservoir Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$170,000

/yr

$150K | $20K

Submitted3 days ago

4-6 years
3 days ago
Advanced Reservoir Engineer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$200,000

/yr

Submitted3 days ago

7-9 years
3 days ago
GPU Modeling Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$160,000

/yr

$135K | $25K

Submitted4 days ago

4-6 years
4 days ago
IT-Core Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$43,000

/yr

Submitted5 days ago

1-3 years
5 days ago
Reservoir Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$174,000

/yr

$134K | $40K

Submitted6 days ago

1-3 years
6 days ago

Reservoir Engineer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Reservoir Engineer is $112,469 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Reservoir Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1085 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Reservoir Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Reservoir Engineer in United States is $163,442 per year.

The lowest salary for a Reservoir Engineer in United States is $77,394 per year.

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