How much does a Petroleum Engineer make? The average Petroleum Engineer salary is $86,814 as of November 29, 2021, but the salary range typically falls between $79,543 and $94,305. 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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Akima - Suffolk , VA
The Engineering Technician II is responsible for the installation, repair, maintenance, cabling, fabrication, assembly, of electrical and electronics equipment. This person must be able to perform ...
LinkedIn - 9 days ago
Chipton-Ross Inc. - Newport News , VA
Chipton-Ross is seeking an Engineering Technician 4 for an opportunity in Newport News, VA. RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides technical support to engineers on a variety of technical tasks. Gathers ...
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Petroleum Marketing Group - Falls Church , VA
Field Network Engineer Employment: Full Time, Onsite Salary: $45,000/year to $55,000/year Benefits: Full-Time Employee benefit package Shift Timing: 9AM-6PM (US Eastern Time) * Requirements: * 2-4 ...
ZipRecruiter - 30 days ago
Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories - Richmond , VA
Participate on a highly productive engineering team; contribute to discussion, brainstorming, and the collective success of the team to achieve goals. * Perform daily laboratory duties to include ...
LinkedIn - 10 days ago
Aviation Structure Repairs, LLC - Columbia , VA
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering Field (Non-Engineering Degree to be considered if work experience is directly related to the position) * Must be able to obtain related ISSP access to Johnson Space ...
LinkedIn - 36 days ago
Eurofins PSS Insourcing Solutions - Richmond , VA
Participate on a highly productive engineering team; contribute to discussion, brainstorming, and the collective success of the team to achieve goals. * Perform daily laboratory duties to include ...
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Petroleum Engineer Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Petroleum Engineer between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of November 29, 2021. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Petroleum Engineer in each city.
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City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $108,517
Washington, DC $96,641
Miami, FL $84,514
Chicago, IL $92,100
Boston, MA $97,813
New York, NY $104,437
Dallas, TX $86,249
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Average Base Salary

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Average Total Cash Compensation

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What is the average salary for Petroleum Engineer in 2021?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Petroleum Engineer in the United States. The base salary for Petroleum Engineer ranges from $79,543 to $94,305 with the average base salary of $86,814. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $88,017 to $104,246 with the average total cash compensation of $95,992.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $86,814 $79,543 - $94,305
Bonus $9,178 $8,473 - $9,941
Total Pay $95,992 $88,017 - $104,246
* Base Salary represents gross income before taxes and deductions. It does not include additional pay such as benefits, bonuses, profit sharing or commissions.
* Total Pay combines base salary, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job.
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What's the difference between Entry Level Petroleum Engineer and Petroleum Engineer?
According to our latest salary estimation on November 29, 2021. The average salary of Petroleum Engineer is $86,814, and the average salary of Entry Level Petroleum Engineer is $97,356. The average salary of Entry Level Petroleum Engineer is higher than Petroleum Engineer. ( 2021-11-29 salary.com )
I am a Petroleum Engineer, which location’s salary is higher, Hattiesburg, MS or Nashua, NH?
Nashua, NH typically sees higher pay than Hattiesburg, MS for Petroleum Engineer. a Petroleum Engineer Salary in Nashua, NH is $94,106 as of November 29, 2021; a Petroleum Engineer Salary in Hattiesburg, MS is $75,858 as of November 29, 2021. ( 2021-11-29 salary.com )
Why does the salary of a Petroleum Engineer vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2021-11-29 salary.com )
What are the Pay Factors for Petroleum Engineer?
Salary ranges for a Petroleum Engineer can vary widely, depending on the city and several other pay factors, including (but not limited to) education level, certifications, additional skills, and work experience. Click here to view Eight Factors That Can Affect Your Pay ( 2021-11-29 salary.com )
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Last Update: November 29, 2021