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Petroleum Engineer Salary in Sector of Management of Companies and Enterprises

The salary statistics of petroleum engineers in the industry sector of management of companies and enterprises are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare petroleum engineer salaries in different industries within the management of companies and enterprises sector.

Average Annual Salary of Petroleum Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$104,680
25th Percentile Wage
$127,650
50th Percentile Wage
$167,950
75th Percentile Wage
$204,720
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for petroleum engineers in the industry sector of management of companies and enterprises. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) petroleum engineers is $204,720. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $167,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid petroleum engineers is $104,680.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of petroleum engineers in the industry sector of management of companies and enterprises from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$167,950
8.71% 14.71%
2016
$153,320
0.57% -
2015
$152,450
-1.29% -
2014
$154,410
12.67% -
2013
$134,850
-6.22% -
2012
$143,240
- -

Compare Petroleum Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Management of Companies and Enterprises Sector

The average salaries of petroleum engineers in two industries in the management of companies and enterprises sector are shown below. For detailed petroleum engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$167,950
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$167,950

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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