Reservoir Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$108,000
$74,000
Min 10%
$108,000
Median 50%
$158,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Marathon Oil
Highest Paying City
Anchorage, AK
Highest Paying State
Wisconsin
Average Experience Level
4.7 years
How much does a reservoir engineer make?
The national average salary for a Reservoir Engineer in the United States is $108,347 per year or $52.09 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $158,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $74,000 per year. Most Reservoir Engineer jobs are in Energy companies and Finance companies. Some of the states with the best Reservoir Engineer salaries are Wisconsin, Alaska, New Mexico, Texas, and Arkansas. Most Reservoir Engineers spend 4.7 years in the position.
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Average Reservoir Engineer Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Reservoir Engineer in the United States is $108,347 per year or $52.09 per hour. Anchorage, AK reports the highest Reservoir Engineer salaries at $122,936 per year. Even an entry-level Reservoir Engineer makes $99,000 per year in Anchorage, AK. The top 5 states with the highest reported Reservoir Engineer salaries are Wisconsin, Alaska, New Mexico, Texas, and Arkansas. On the other hand, Wyoming, Indiana, Virginia, North Carolina, and Florida report the lowest wages for Reservoir Engineers.

Map of Reservoir Engineer Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Reservoir Engineers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Reservoir Engineer Salary By Company

Reservoir Engineer jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Most Reservoir Engineer jobs are in Energy companies and Energy companies. Marathon Oil and BP America are the highest paying companies. Companies like Noble Energy and California Resources also pay high salaries to their Reservoir Engineers.
Company
Average Salary
$139,036
$139k
$136,976
$137k
$129,419
$129k

Reservoir Engineer Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Reservoir Engineer Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Dickinson State University
Research/Reservoir Engineer
03/25/2020
$50,000
Reservoir Engineer
03/10/2020
$150,000
Dickinson State University
Senior Reservoir Engineer
02/12/2020
$65,000
Flat Creek Resources Management, LLC
Reservoir Engineer
09/24/2019
$102,000
Reservoir Engineer
09/23/2019
$101,400
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
Staff Reservoir Engineer
09/13/2019
$139,100
Reservoir Engineer
08/28/2019
$177,395
Reservoir Engineer
08/19/2019
$177,395
Chevron Corporation
Senior Reservoir Engineer
08/12/2019
$209,500
Occidental Oil and Gas Corporation
Reservoir Engineer
08/08/2019
$177,112
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