How much does a Drilling Engineer I make in the United States? The average Drilling Engineer I salary in the United States is $96,404 as of April 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $88,948 and $105,886. 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.
Drilling Engineer I is responsible for the design and implementation of oil and gas wells. Performs design evaluations and recommends alterations to improve safety, costs, and efficiency. Being a Drilling Engineer I may conduct risk assessment and cost estimation. Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering. Additionally, Drilling Engineer I is familiar with standard concepts, practices and procedures within a particular field. Typically reports to supervisor or manager. To be a Drilling Engineer I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description
Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc., an exploration and production company, focuses on the extraction of onshore oil and related liquids-rich natural gas in the United States. The company's primary oil and liquids-weighted assets are located in the Wattenberg Field in Colorado. As of December 31, 2018, it had proved reserves of... More
BONANZA CREEK ENERGY INC
Fiscal Year Ended in 2018
What does a Drilling Engineer I do?
Drilling Engineer I in Bakersfield, CA
Assists in the completion of a daily DD report, BHA performance report for each BHA run, completion of all service tickets and relevant paperwork (well data spreadsheet, lesson learned/best practice, End of Job Customer Survey (EJCS) and Key Performance Indicator (KPI) forms).
November 06, 2019
Drilling Engineer I in Houston, TX
Provide technical support and leadership for onshore/offshore activities for more complex systems.
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Drilling Engineer I in the United States. The base salary for Drilling Engineer I ranges from $88,948 to $105,886 with the average base salary of $96,404. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $92,025 to $117,503 with the average total cash compensation of $103,885.