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Petroleum Engineer Salary in the Industry of Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil

The salary statistics and trend of petroleum engineers in the industry of pipeline transportation of crude oil are shown in the following tables and chart. In Table 3 we compare petroleum engineer salaries in different industries within the transportation and warehousing sector.

Table 1. Average Annual Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$70,770
25th Percentile Wage
$88,280
50th Percentile Wage
$115,940
75th Percentile Wage
$158,180
90th Percentile Wage
$183,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for petroleum engineers in the industry of pipeline transportation of crude oil. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) petroleum engineers is $183,960. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $115,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent petroleum engineers is $70,770.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of petroleum engineers in the industry of Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016115,9401.15%6.08%
2015114,610-0.65%-
2014115,350-4.70%-
2013120,7709.84%-
2012108,890--

Table 2. Average Hourly Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34.03
25th Percentile Wage
$42.44
50th Percentile Wage
$55.74
75th Percentile Wage
$76.05
90th Percentile Wage
$88.44

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for petroleum engineers in the industry of pipeline transportation of crude oil. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) petroleum engineers is $88.44. The median hourly salary is $55.74. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34.03.

Table 3. Compare Petroleum Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Transportation and Warehousing Sector

The average salaries of petroleum engineers in four industries within the transportation and warehousing sector are shown in Table 3. For salary information of petroleum engineers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Industry Median Annual Salary
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$125,390
Pipeline Transportation
$116,550
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil
$115,940
Other Pipeline Transportation
$109,620

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