How much does a Reservoir Engineer I make in the United States? The average Reservoir Engineer I salary in the United States is $115,504 as of September 25, 2020, but the range typically falls between $109,933 and $121,719. 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 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 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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Skills associated with Reservoir Engineer I: Predictive Analytics and Modeling, Well and Drilling Design, Oil and Gas Exploration

Salary estimation for Reservoir Engineer I at companies like : BONANZA CREEK ENERGY INC, KINDER MORGAN INC, KOSMOS ENERGY LTD