PETROLEUM ENGINEER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$87,000
$52,000
Min 10%
$87,000
Median 50%
$146,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Exxon Mobil
Highest Paying City
Anchorage, AK
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
3.7 years
How much does a petroleum engineer make?
Petroleum Engineers in the US make on average $87,496 annually or $42.07 hourly. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $146,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $52,000 per year. Utilities companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. States with the highest Petroleum Engineer salaries include Alaska, North Dakota, Minnesota, Maine, and Vermont. The typical tenure for a Petroleum Engineer is 3.7 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Engineer
$78,430

Average Petroleum Engineer Salary By Company

There is good job security in Petroleum Engineer positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Most Petroleum Engineer jobs are in Utilities companies and Utilities companies. Companies like Exxon Mobil or Marathon Oil will get you the highest pay packages. In addition, companies like Liberty Oilfield Services and BP America Inc. report highly competitive salaries for Petroleum Engineers.

Average Petroleum Engineer Salary By Location

Petroleum Engineers in the United States of America make on average $87,496 a year or $42.07 per hour. Anchorage, AK reports the highest annual salary for Petroleum Engineers at 135,883. Even an entry-level Petroleum Engineer makes $100,000 per year in Anchorage, AK. Some of the states with the best Petroleum Engineer salaries are Alaska, North Dakota, Minnesota, Maine, Vermont, South Dakota, and New Hampshire. Idaho, Alabama, South Carolina, Georgia, and Oregon are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Anchorage, AK
$135,883
2
Denver, CO
$109,067
3
San Ramon, CA
$107,178
4
Cambridge, MA
$105,600
5
Wichita, KS
$104,151

RECENTLY ADDED Petroleum Engineer SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
10/24/2019
$103,527
Bureau of Land Management
Petroleum Engineer
10/24/2019
$56,327
Department of The Interior
Petroleum Engineer
10/24/2019
$103,527
Department of The Interior
Petroleum Engineer
09/26/2019
$103,527
Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement
Petroleum Engineer
09/20/2019
$103,527
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Petroleum Engineer
09/20/2019
$103,527
Bureau of Land Management
Petroleum Engineer
08/03/2019
$87,062
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Petroleum Engineer
08/02/2019
$122,338
Bureau of Land Management
Petroleum Engineer
07/28/2019
$103,527
Bureau of Land Management
Petroleum Engineer
07/28/2019
$103,527
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