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Chief Petroleum Engineer Salary
in Nebraska, United States

$80,258 (USD)

Average Salary

$39/hr

Average Hourly

$2,544

Average Bonus

Last updated: February 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Chief Petroleum Engineer is $80,258 a year and $39 an hour in Nebraska, United States. The average salary range for a Chief Petroleum Engineer is between $56,664 and $99,448. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Chief Petroleum Engineer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Nebraska, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Plans and directs engineering activities of a petroleum company to develop oil fields and produce oil and gas: formulates programs for developing oil fields, planning schedules for drilling wells and for constructing pumping units, crude-oil treating units, and other production facilities.
  • Coordinates projected activities with civil, electrical, and other engineering departments.
  • Directs, through subordinate workers, selection, installation, use, and repair of oil field equipment.
  • Directs petroleum engineers in engineering work concerned with drilling new wells and producing flow of oil or gas from wells, in maintaining well logs, and in other engineering activities.
  • Directs laboratory and field research to develop new or to improve old methods and equipment for recovery of oil and gas.
  • Keeps abreast of new developments in petroleum engineering.
  • Selects, trains, and promotes engineering personnel.
  • May direct mechanical, civil, electrical, and other engineering activities.
  • May direct engineering and drilling activities in developing geothermal field and be designated director, geothermal operations.
Chief Petroleum Engineer Job Prevalence in Nebraska, United States

Job family: Petroleum Engineers

Job family population: 32,010

Estimated population of Chief Petroleum Engineer jobs: 352

Rate of error: 4.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$93,042
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Chief Petroleum Engineer Job Listings for Nebraska, United States

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