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Petroleum Engineer Salary in the Industry of Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas

The salary statistics and trend of petroleum engineers in the industry of pipeline transportation of natural gas 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
$67,600
25th Percentile Wage
$82,290
50th Percentile Wage
$111,490
75th Percentile Wage
$155,230
90th Percentile Wage
$205,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for petroleum engineers in the industry of pipeline transportation of natural gas. 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 $205,580. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $111,490. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent petroleum engineers is $67,600.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of petroleum engineers in the industry of Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$111,490
-12.47% -1.08%
2016
$125,390
-7.46% -
2015
$134,740
-0.71% -
2014
$135,700
7.71% -
2013
$125,240
10.02% -
2012
$112,690
- -

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 Crude Oil
$120,770
Pipeline Transportation
$116,500
Other Pipeline Transportation
$114,310
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$111,490

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