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Completion Engineer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$149,373 (USD)

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Last updated: June 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Completion Engineer is $149,373 a year and $72 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Completion Engineer is between $103,181 and $186,152. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Completion Engineer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Designs, develops, coordinates, and monitors the installation and operation of well completions, and devises methods to improve oil and gas well production.
  • Designs a successful well completion system by selecting equipment that is adequate for both subsurface environments and application in order to achieve maximum production, taking into consideration the various functions under which the completion equipment must operate and the effects any changes in temperatures or differential pressure will have on the equipment.
  • Directs and monitors the completion and evaluation of exploratory wells per design specifications.
  • Prepares well completion plans including casing program, mud selection and methods for recycling drilling fluids.
  • Performs detailed cost estimates and risk assessments for completion work, equipment, and operations.
Completion Engineer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

Job family population: 6,150

Estimated population of Completion Engineer jobs: 267

Rate of error: 5.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

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