How much does a Drilling Engineer III make in Philadelphia, PA? The average Drilling Engineer III salary in Philadelphia, PA is $151,761 as of August 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $132,819 and $166,560. 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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Job Description for Drilling Engineer III

Drilling Engineer III 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 III may conduct risk assessment and cost estimation. Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering. Additionally, 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. To be a 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 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Kosmos Energy Ltd., a deepwater independent oil and gas exploration and production company, focuses along the Atlantic Margins. Its primary assets include production offshore Ghana, Equatorial Guinea, and U.S. Gulf of Mexico, as well as a gas development offshore Mauritania and Senegal. The company also maintains an ex... More
Fiscal Year Ended in 2019
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