Drilling Engineer V Salary in Murrieta, California

How much does a Drilling Engineer V make in Murrieta, CA? The average Drilling Engineer V salary in Murrieta, CA is $214,121 as of July 30, 2019, but the range typically falls between $183,266 and $228,031. 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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Salary estimation for Drilling Engineer V at companies like : BONANZA CREEK ENERGY INC, KINDER MORGAN INC, KOSMOS ENERGY LTD

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Drilling Engineer V 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 V recommends alterations to development and design to improve safety, costs, and efficiency. Requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Drilling Engineer V demonstrates expertise in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. May report to a manager or head of a unit/department. To be a Drilling Engineer V typically requires 10+ years of related experience. Works on advanced, complex technical projects or business issues requiring state of the art technical or industry knowledge. Works autonomously. Goals are generally communicated in "solution" or project goal terms. May provide a leadership role for the work group through knowledge in the area of specialization. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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"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 o... More
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