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Petroleum Engineer Salaries in United States

607 SalariesUpdated May 14, 2021

Average Base Pay
$117,202 / yr
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How much does a Petroleum Engineer make?

The national average salary for a Petroleum Engineer is $117,202 in United States. Filter by location to see Petroleum Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 607 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Petroleum Engineer employees.

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Petroleum Engineer

Chevron

$134,528/yr

Range: $85K - $279K

148 salaries

$134,528/yr
$85K$279K

Petroleum Engineer

BP

$154,281/yr

Range: $91K - $285K

36 salaries

$154,281/yr
$91K$285K

Petroleum Engineer

ampm

$138,519/yr

Range: $120K - $195K

24 salaries

$138,519/yr
$120K$195K

Petroleum Engineer - Monthly Intern

Chevron

$7,605/mo

Range: $4K - $9K

19 salaries

$7,605/mo
$4K$9K

Petroleum Engineer

Shell

$116,940/yr

Range: $93K - $197K

17 salaries

$116,940/yr
$93K$197K

Petroleum Engineer

Schlumberger

$108,354/yr

Range: $70K - $166K

16 salaries

$108,354/yr
$70K$166K

Petroleum Engineer

ExxonMobil

$139,391/yr

Range: $90K - $211K

15 salaries

$139,391/yr
$90K$211K

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Petroleum Engineer

Devon Energy

$123,726/yr

Range: $109K - $295K

14 salaries

$123,726/yr
$109K$295K

Petroleum Engineer

ConocoPhillips

$131,881/yr

Range: $118K - $301K

13 salaries

$131,881/yr
$118K$301K

Petroleum Engineer

US Department of the Interior

$108,239/yr

Range: $58K - $162K

12 salaries

$108,239/yr
$58K$162K

Petroleum Engineer

Aramco Americas

$140,127/yr

Range: $117K - $173K

11 salaries

$140,127/yr
$117K$173K

Petroleum Engineer

Knowledge Reservoir

$112,592/yr

Range: $80K - $155K

11 salaries

$112,592/yr
$80K$155K

Petroleum Engineer

Ryder Scott Company

$141,968/yr

Range: $134K - $153K

11 salaries

$141,968/yr
$134K$153K

Petroleum Engineer

Halliburton

$79,691/yr

Range: $38K - $331K

10 salaries

$79,691/yr
$38K$331K

Petroleum Engineer

Hess Corporation

$265,515/yr

Range: $81K - $266K

10 salaries

$265,515/yr
$81K$266K

Petroleum Engineer

BSEE

$97,261/yr

Range: $51K - $126K

9 salaries

$97,261/yr
$51K$126K

Petroleum Engineer

US Bureau of Land Management

$68,331/yr

Range: $41K - $119K

8 salaries

$68,331/yr
$41K$119K

Petroleum Engineer

Apache

$109,172/yr

Range: $52K - $216K

7 salaries

$109,172/yr
$52K$216K

Petroleum Engineer

DeGolyer and MacNaughton

$122,034/yr

Range: $105K - $141K

7 salaries

$122,034/yr
$105K$141K

Petroleum Engineer - Monthly Intern

BP

$7,548/mo

Range: $7K - $11K

6 salaries

$7,548/mo
$7K$11K

Recent Salary Reports

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

$37,600
per year
A Gas Technician in the Tampa, FL Area area reported making $37,600 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Tampa, FL Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$100,700
per year
A Drilling Engineer in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $100,700 per year
Additional Pay
$3k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$21
hourly
A Gas Technician in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $21 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$170,732
per year
A Drilling Engineer in the Anchorage, AK Area area reported making $170,732 per year
Additional Pay
$20k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Anchorage, AK Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$28
hourly
A Natural Gas Technician in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $28 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$60,000
per year
An Engineer/Operator in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Government
$100,000
per year
A Petroleum Engineer in the Oklahoma City, OK Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Additional Pay
$20k cash bonus
$8k stock bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Oklahoma City, OK Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$96,231
per year
A Completions Engineer in the Midland, TX Area area reported making $96,231 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Midland, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$102,600
per year
A Pipeline Engineer in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $102,600 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public