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Petroleum Engineer Salary
in Delaware, United States

$155,441 (USD)

Average Salary

$75/hr

Average Hourly

$7,212

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Petroleum Engineer is $155,441 a year and $75 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for a Petroleum Engineer is between $107,214 and $193,713. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Petroleum Engineer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Delaware, 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.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$180,198
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Skills

Petroleum Engineer Job Listings for Delaware, United States

Capital Project Engineer
Jan 14
Delaware City, DE, USA
TAI Engineering
Our client is one of the largest independent petroleum refiners and suppliers of unbranded ... Works closely with draftsmen, pipe designers, and engineers to develop accurate and concise P&ID ...
Project Engineer, Logistics
Dec 20
Delaware City, DE, USA
PBF Energy
PBF Energy is one of the largest independent petroleum refiners and suppliers of unbranded transportation fuels, heating oil, petrochemical feedstocks, lubricants and other petroleum products in the ...
Sample Management Lab Technician
Jan 17
Newark, DE, USA
Frontier Scientific, Inc.
Frontier Scientific (Utah location) is a chemical developer, manufacturer and custom research services provider to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, industrial chemical, government, and academic ...
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