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Petroleum Engineer Salary
in Delaware, United States

$152,708 (USD)

Average Salary

$73/hr

Average Hourly

$7,086

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Petroleum Engineer is $152,708 a year and $73 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for a Petroleum Engineer is between $105,329 and $190,308. 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 2023:
$177,031
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Petroleum Engineer Job Listings for Delaware, United States

WASTEWATER OPERATIONS ENGINEER
Nov 18
Dover, DE, USA
Kent County Personnel
Kent County, DE, (www.co.kent.de.us) is seeking a Wastewater Operations Engineer in the Wastewater Facilities Division, located near Frederica, Delaware working under the direct supervision of the ...
Engineering Technician
Nov 2
Newark, DE, USA
Acara Solutions
Acara Solutions is looking for Engineering Technician for our client located Newark, DE. Pay rate is $22/hour. Provides assistance with testing and troubleshooting in a variety of engineering tasks
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