How much does a Reservoir Engineer I make in the United States? The average Reservoir Engineer I salary in the United States is $125,359 as of August 27, 2023, but the range typically falls between $119,315 and $132,103. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Reservoir Engineer I Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Reservoir Engineer I Salary $113,812 US August 27, 2023
25th Percentile Reservoir Engineer I Salary $119,315 US August 27, 2023
50th Percentile Reservoir Engineer I Salary $125,359 US August 27, 2023
75th Percentile Reservoir Engineer I Salary $132,103 US August 27, 2023
90th Percentile Reservoir Engineer I Salary $138,244 US August 27, 2023
25% $119,315 10% $113,812 90% $138,244 75% $132,103 $125,359 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Job Description for Reservoir Engineer I

Reservoir Engineer I is responsible for identifying oil and gas reserves and developing strategies to maximize recovery. Designs and tests new wells and monitors and predicts performance. Being a Reservoir Engineer I requires a bachelor's degree in engineering. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Reservoir Engineer I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. To be a Reservoir Engineer I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2023 View full job description

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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 of... More
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Skills associated with Reservoir Engineer I: Predictive Analytics and Modeling, Oil and Gas Exploration, Well and Drilling Design

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