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Engineer Petroleum Salary

$153,936 (USD)

Average Salary

$74/hr

Average Hourly

$7,143

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 12, 2019

The average pay for an Engineer Petroleum is $153,936 a year and $74 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Engineer Petroleum is between $106,176 and $191,838. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for an Engineer Petroleum. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Plans and designs equipment and processes to achieve the maximum profitable recovery of oil and gas.
  • Prospects for reservoirs containing oil or natural gas.
  • Collaborates with geologists and other specialists to understand the geologic formation and properties of the rock containing the reservoir, determine the drilling methods to be used, and monitor drilling and production operations.
  • Develops well drilling plan for management approval.
  • Utilizes computer models to simulate reservoir performance using different recovery techniques and effects of various drilling options.
  • Provides technical consultation during drilling operations.
  • Excludes paraprofessional positions.
Engineer Petroleum Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Petroleum Engineers

Job family population: 32,510

Estimated population of Engineer Petroleum jobs: 9,567

Rate of error: 4.1%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$178,454
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Engineer Petroleum Job Listings for United States

Executive Assistant
Dec 2
Tampa, FL, USA
Amalie Oil Company
Founded in 1903, Amalie quickly developed a reputation for high-quality, well-engineered petroleum products. In 1953, Amalie was the first oil company to introduce a multi-grade motor oil: Imperial ...
Marine Operations Manager
Nov 7
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Crowley Maritime
Operations, Engineering, Petroleum and Cargo Transportation with a minimum of 2 years of sea time. Demonstrated experience in the tug and barge industry preferred. TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY: Proficient ...
Truck Driver Class A
Oct 25
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Amalie Oil Company
Founded in 1903, Amalie quickly developed a reputation for high-quality, well-engineered petroleum products. In 1953, Amalie was the first oil company to introduce a multi-grade motor oil: Imperial ...
Senior Drilling Engineer
Dec 9
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CSI Recruiting, the Oil & Gas Experts
Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering * 10 experience in Oil & Gas Drilling Operations * Experience working as a drilling engineer within onshore California * Experience working for an ...
Process Engineer
Dec 10
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AIM World Services
My client, a leading Refinery & Petroleum company, is seeking a Process Engineer to conducts process engineering duties for an assigned Engineering discipline and functions as a technical specialist ...

The average pay for an Engineer Petroleum is $153,936 a year and $74 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Engineer Petroleum is between $106,176 and $191,838. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for an Engineer Petroleum. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Founded in 1903, Amalie quickly developed a reputation for high-quality, well-engineered petroleum products. In 1953, Amalie was the first oil company to introduce a multi-grade motor oil: Imperial ...
Marine Operations Manager
Nov 7
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Operations, Engineering, Petroleum and Cargo Transportation with a minimum of 2 years of sea time. Demonstrated experience in the tug and barge industry preferred. TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY: Proficient ...
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