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Engineer Reservoir Salary
in Colorado, United States

$121,303 (USD)

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Last updated: March 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Engineer Reservoir is $121,303 a year and $58 an hour in Colorado, United States. The average salary range for an Engineer Reservoir is between $83,668 and $151,170. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Colorado, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Prospects for and finds reservoirs containing oil or natural gas, and aids petroleum companies in determining how to use them.
  • Plans and designs equipment and processes to achieve the maximum profitable recovery of oil and gas.
  • Determines the capacity of the underground fuel reservoirs, evaluates fuel quantities as they are extracted, maintains the reserves, and adjusts the extraction processes as geological changes occur with the depletion of the fuel.
  • 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.
  • Excludes paraprofessional positions.
Engineer Reservoir Job Prevalence in Colorado, United States

Job family: Petroleum Engineers

Job family population: 32,010

Estimated population of Engineer Reservoir jobs: 9,420

Rate of error: 4.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Engineer Reservoir Job Listings for Colorado, United States

Reservoir Engineering Tech
Jan 29
Denver, CO, USA
Ally Personnel
The successful candidate will work closely with the COO and company Reservoir Engineer. Together we are looking for a self-starter who can identify opportunities to add value and build the role ...
Development Analyst
Feb 1
Denver, CO, USA
The Development Analyst executes substantially complex and varied tasks in support of the Permian Reservoir Engineering Department. This position is responsible for assisting the team with all ...
Fire Investigator
Mar 6
Littleton, CO, USA
AEI Corporation
Our professional team of engineers and investigators provide services from initial scene ... and Chatfield Reservoir. AEI works throughout the United States, Mexico, and Canada, and has ...
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