Drilling Engineer I Salary in San Jose, California

How much does a Drilling Engineer I make in San Jose, CA? The average Drilling Engineer I salary in San Jose, CA is $115,642 as of July 30, 2019, but the range typically falls between $106,701 and $127,018. 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. 

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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 2019 Salary.com)

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