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 Petroleum Engineer - BOK Financial - Houston, TX

    Job Description The Sr. Petroleum Engineer is primarily responsible for complex evaluations of oil and gas producing properties along with gas processing facilities; determines their present worth ...

  • Project Developer (Onshore Wind & Solar) - British Petroleum - San Francisco, CA

    About the role Gas & Low Carbon Energy are looking for a Project Developer to join the Onshore Wind & Solar team. This position will be a member of the New Markets team and will support the ...

  • Deepwater Intervention Engineer - Ensearch - Houston, TX

    S. Petroleum Engineering or B.S. Mechanical Engineering are preferred * Minimum 10 years of relevant experience * Developing HTHP equipment in GOM regulatory environment including the I3P

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