Petroleum Engineer salary in US South Region

Average salary
$126,500/yr
Based on 516 income tax records
$32,500
$343,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$32,500
$343,000
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do Petroleum Engineers make?
The average total salary for a Petroleum Engineer is $126,500 per year. This is based on data from 516 TurboTax users who reported their job as Petroleum Engineer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Petroleum Engineer salary can vary between $32,500 to $343,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Petroleum Engineer salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Oklahoma City Metro Area, OK
27 income tax records
$148,500/yr
$109K – $189K
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Houston Metro Area, TX
233 income tax records
$146,000/yr
$112K – $205K
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Dallas Metro Area, TX
56 income tax records
$131,500/yr
$89K – $177K
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San Antonio Metro Area, TX
10 income tax records
$122,000/yr
$91K – $132K
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New Orleans Metro Area, LA
20 income tax records
$116,000/yr
$97K – $152K
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Austin Metro Area, TX
13 income tax records
$108,500/yr
$77K – $130K
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Tulsa Metro Area, OK
13 income tax records
$108,000/yr
$85K – $126K

Petroleum Engineer salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Apache, US South Region
16 income tax records
$200,500/yr
$149K – $258K
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Cog Operating, US South Region
12 income tax records
$172,000/yr
$126K – $233K
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Chevron, US South Region
36 income tax records
$165,000/yr
$139K – $220K
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Oxy USA Payroll Services, US South Region
10 income tax records
$141,000/yr
$135K – $145K
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Insperity, US South Region
16 income tax records
$132,500/yr
$93K – $187K
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ExxonMobil, US South Region
10 income tax records
$120,000/yr
$109K – $143K
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Department Of The Interior, US South Region
17 income tax records
$97,000/yr
$81K – $103K
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Halliburton, US South Region
13 income tax records
$84,000/yr
$77K – $98K
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US Department Of Defense, US South Region
12 income tax records
$33,500/yr
$28K – $37K

Petroleum Engineer demographics in US South Region

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47% are single
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53% are married
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30% have kids
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53% own a home

Petroleum Engineer salaries by age in US South Region

$0
$51,250
$102,500
$153,750
$205,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Petroleum Engineers in US South Region

516 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a petroleum engineer in US South Region is $126,500 per year. Petroleum engineer salaries in US South Region can vary between $32,500 to $343,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 516 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as petroleum engineer.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for petroleum engineers in US South Region: Apache ($200,500 a year), Cog Operating ($172,000 a year), and Chevron ($165,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for petroleum engineers in US South Region: Oklahoma City Metro Area, OK ($148,500 a year), Houston Metro Area, TX ($146,000 a year), and Dallas Metro Area, TX ($131,500 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.