Oil & Gas Drilling Engineer III Salary in the United States

How much does an Oil & Gas Drilling Engineer III make in the United States? The average Oil & Gas Drilling Engineer III salary in the United States is $139,000 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $121,700 and $152,500. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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The Oil & Gas Drilling Engineer III performs design evaluations and recommends alterations to improve safety, costs, and efficiency. Responsible for the design and implementation of oil and gas wells. Being an Oil & Gas Drilling Engineer III requires a bachelor's degree in engineering. May conduct risk assessment and cost estimation. In addition, Oil & Gas Drilling Engineer III is familiar with the standard concepts, practices, and procedures. May lead or direct the work of others. May report to a manager or head of a unit/department. Working as an Oil & Gas Drilling Engineer III typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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