Senior Reservoir Engineer Salary in the United States

How much does a Senior Reservoir Engineer make in the United States? The average Senior Reservoir Engineer salary in the United States is $154,000 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $142,700 and $164,900. 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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Salary estimation for Senior Reservoir Engineer at companies like : BONANZA CREEK ENERGY INC, KINDER MORGAN INC, KOSMOS ENERGY LTD

Job Description

The Senior Reservoir Engineer designs and tests new wells and monitors and predicts performance. Responsible for identifying oil and gas reserves and developing strategies to maximize recovery. Being a Senior Reservoir Engineer typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering. Being a Senior Reservoir Engineer contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Working as a Senior Reservoir Engineer typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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