Entry Level Salary for Petroleum Engineers

The average salary for an entry level Petroleum Engineer is $77,546. An experienced Petroleum Engineer makes about $135,190 per year.

Petroleum engineers design and develop methods for extracting oil and gas from deposits below the Earth’s surface. Petroleum engineers also find new ways to extract oil and gas from older wells. Find more career information.

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  • Senior Corporate Reserves Engineer - J MAR & Associates - Dallas, TX

    Bachelor's degree in Petroleum Engineering . * 15+ years in reservoir engineering , reserves, and planning with an oil & gas operator. * Must have domestic onshore oil & gas reserves engineering ...

  • Software Developer - Cimarex Energy Co - Houston, TX

    Responsible for the in-house design, development, implementation and support of specialized petroleum engineering applications used for competitive advantage * Works with all levels of personnel in ...

  • Project Controls Specialist - Major Projects - Marathon Petroleum Corporation - Carson, CA

    Work with outside engineering firms to ensure project control expectations and deliverables are met ... Regular Marathon Petroleum Company LP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for ...

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