How much does a Drilling Engineer IV make in the United States? The average Drilling Engineer IV salary in the United States is $169,366 as of May 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $150,840 and $184,523. 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 IV provides expert judgment for the design and implementation of oil and gas wells. Resolves highly complex technical issues and conducts advanced research into emerging technology in the field. Being a Drilling Engineer IV recommends alterations to development and design to improve safety, costs, and efficiency. Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering. Additionally, Drilling Engineer IV may report to a manager or head of a unit/department. To be a Drilling Engineer IV typically requires 7+ years of related experience. A specialist on complex technical and business matters. Work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. (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 IV do?
Drilling Engineer IV in Bakersfield, CA
Maintains records of all DD equipment at well site including dimensional data and condition.
March 26, 2020
Drilling Engineer IV in Denver, CO
Holder of a valid IVWCF well control certificate.
March 26, 2020
Drilling Engineer IV in Houston, TX
Makes informed decisions based on thorough analysis and risk assessment.
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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 IV in the United States. The base salary for Drilling Engineer IV ranges from $150,840 to $184,523 with the average base salary of $169,366. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $163,218 to $219,414 with the average total cash compensation of $201,795.