2012 Petroleum Engineers Salary Survey

Years Experience
High
Average
Low
0-2 years
98.0
             96.0              94.0
3-5 years
120
            109              98
6-9 years
            152             137.3             130
10-14 years
            150              142.5

135

15-19 years
175
            162.3             1520
20-24 years
            223.0
188.7
150

25+ years

325

207.2

155

Petroleum Engineer Salaries are base salaries without regard to bonuses or other forms of incentives.

 

Historical Average Salaries
 
0-2 years
3-5 years
6-9 years
10-14 years
15-19 years
20-24 years
25+ years
1989
34.0
41.3
52.8
66.8
79.3
95.1
 
1990
40.0
43.2
54.6
63.2
70.6
92.0
 
1991
40.6
46.3
56.5
63.6
80.1
96.7
 
1993
45.2
55.2
64.4
76.3
81.0
97.5
 
1994
46.0
56.0
64.7
73.0
83.8
100.8
 
1995
47.9
52.7
63.8
75.5
85.1
105.2
 
1996
47.6
58.3
66.6
76.7
85.4
99.5
 
1997
48.2
55.3
63.2
73.6
82.9
97.0
 
1998
49.6
58.1
68.7
76.7
89.3
102.8
 
1999
52.1
59.7
66.4
78.9
89.4
105.6
 
2000
58.7
65.5
77.6
85.7
103.9
113.1
 
2001
64.7
73.0
78.3
92.8
107.8
115.9
 
2003
      62.5       64         85.1      96.7      104.4  119.6  

2004

70.0

72.4

89.1

94.3

101.4

128.9

 

2005

79.4

81.8

90.6

129.4

123.9

143.2

 
     2006      80.2      83.5     100.7     129.8      143.8  148.7  
     2007      81.0      87.4     122.9     130.0      159.2  154.3 179.1
     2008      82.0      90.2     124.0      135.0      172.0  157.6 177.0
     2009      80.8      92.0     126.9      140.0      186.0  161.6 178.3
     2010      90.0     109.0     131.7      122.5      147.7  200.8 202.1
     2011      93.5     111.0     134.0      135.0      158.0  199.0 205.0

2012

96.0

112.0

137.3

 142.5

162.3

188.7

207.2

All figures in thousands of dollars

 

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