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Petroleum Engineer Salary
in Maryland, United States

$155,463 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Petroleum Engineer is $155,463 a year and $75 an hour in Maryland, United States. The average salary range for a Petroleum Engineer is between $107,229 and $193,741. 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 Maryland, United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Petroleum Engineer Job Listings for Maryland, United States

Operations Engineer
Dec 4
Westminster, MD, USA
Penguin Random House US
Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children's publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world. In publishing the best books in every genre and ...
Engineering Technician (VI)
Dec 18
Patuxent, MD, USA
Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc.
Engineering Technician (VI) Req CodeJD18-490Job TypeEngineerLocationPax River, MDClearance LevelSecret The Joint and Marine Corps Analysis Group (JMC) within SPA provides analytic support and ...
Engineering Technician III
Nov 30
Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, USA
ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN III (ARL-18-1996-F): Bowhead seeks an Engineering Technician to join our team at Aberdeen Proving Ground in the ARL Impact Physics Branch's Gas Guns operations division. The ET ...
Engineering Technician Consultant - B26157
Dec 4
Sparks, MD, USA
TechData Service Company LLC
Large Pharmaceutical Company Sparks, MD Contract Position - 1 year with potential contract extension Electrical Engineering Technicians are responsible for building, testing and troubleshooting ...
Engineering Technician
Nov 13
Beltsville, MD, USA
NLT Management Services
Relevant fields of study include, but are not limited to, forensic science/criminalistics, biology, chemistry, engineering, and natural and physical sciences. Work experience may be substituted for ...