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Drilling Engineer Salaries in United States

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555 SalariesUpdated May 20, 2018
Average Base Pay
$131,626/yr
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$96K
Low
$132K
Average
$169K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$16,274
Range$5,645 - $37,711
How much does a Drilling Engineer make?

The national average salary for a Drilling Engineer is $131,626 in United States. Filter by location to see Drilling Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 555 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Drilling Engineer employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
      Company
      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      High
      Chevron
      $117,005/yr
      Range: $83K - $161K
      32 salaries
      $117,005
      $83K$161K
      BP
      $125,213/yr
      Range: $88K - $174K
      27 salaries
      $125,213
      $88K$174K
      Schlumberger
      $109,819/yr
      Range: $83K - $152K
      13 salaries
      $109,819
      $83K$152K
      Shell
      $114,656/yr
      Range: $83K - $182K
      11 salaries
      $114,656
      $83K$182K
      ConocoPhillips
      $121,692/yr
      Range: $94K - $230K
      11 salaries
      $121,692
      $94K$230K
      Occidental Petroleum
      $107,326/yr
      Range: $94K - $123K
      11 salaries
      $107,326
      $94K$123K
      Arco AmPm
      $170,679/yr
      Range: $109K - $217K
      11 salaries
      $170,679
      $109K$217K

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      Marathon Oil
      $126,173/yr
      Range: $96K - $160K
      10 salaries
      $126,173
      $96K$160K
      ExxonMobil
      $126,035/yr
      Range: $98K - $180K
      8 salaries
      $126,035
      $98K$180K
      Devon Energy
      $122,978/yr
      Range: $93K - $172K
      7 salaries
      $122,978
      $93K$172K
      Encana
      $132,676/yr
      Range: $107K - $155K
      7 salaries
      $132,676
      $107K$155K
      Apache
      $134,091/yr
      Range: $102K - $168K
      6 salaries
      $134,091
      $102K$168K
      CONSOL Energy
      $91,648/yr
      Range: $74K - $120K
      6 salaries
      $91,648
      $74K$120K
      Petrobras
      $109,112/yr
      Range: $94K - $140K
      6 salaries
      $109,112
      $94K$140K
      Halliburton
      $100,041/yr
      Range: $70K - $132K
      5 salaries
      $100,041
      $70K$132K
      Hess Corporation
      $145,567/yr
      Range: $100K - $200K
      5 salaries
      $145,567
      $100K$200K
      BHP Billiton
      $152,448/yr
      Range: $119K - $210K
      5 salaries
      $152,448
      $119K$210K
      BROKEN HILL PROPRIETARY (USA)
      $139,235/yr
      Range: $126K - $152K
      5 salaries
      $139,235
      $126K$152K
      Talisman Energy
      $114,909/yr
      Range: $100K - $158K
      5 salaries
      $114,909
      $100K$158K
      Anadarko Petroleum
      $139,537/yr
      Range: $134K - $150K
      3 salaries
      $139,537
      $134K$150K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $105,000
      per year
      A Drilling Engineer in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $105,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $9k cash bonus
      $2k stock bonus
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Houston, TX Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Company - Public
      $123,400
      per year
      A Drilling Engineer in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $123,400 per year
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Houston, TX Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Public
      $96,000
      per year
      A Subsea Engineer in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $96,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $10k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Houston, TX Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $117,900
      per year
      A Subsea Engineer in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $117,900 per year
      Additional Pay
      $18k cash bonus
      $6k stock bonus
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Houston, TX Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $151,500
      per year
      A Deepwater Drilling Engineer in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $151,500 per year
      Additional Pay
      $25k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Houston, TX Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
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