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Engineer Petroleum Salary
in Idaho, United States

$137,144 (USD)

Average Salary

$66/hr

Average Hourly

$6,363

Average Bonus

Last updated: February 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Engineer Petroleum is $137,144 a year and $66 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for an Engineer Petroleum is between $94,594 and $170,911. 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 Idaho, United States.

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Job Summary

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 Idaho, United States

Job family: Petroleum Engineers

Job family population: 32,010

Estimated population of Engineer Petroleum jobs: 9,420

Rate of error: 4.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$158,987
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Skills

Engineer Petroleum Job Listings for Idaho, United States

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