The annual and hourly salary statistics of petroleum engineers in Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of petroleum engineers in Detroit-Warren-Livonia is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$68,840|
|25th Percentile Wage||$87,130|
|50th Percentile Wage||$119,360|
|75th Percentile Wage||$174,590|
|90th Percentile Wage||$205,110|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for petroleum engineers in Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $205,110. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $119,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $68,840.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of petroleum engineers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $119,360, Detroit-Warren-Livonia is the highest paying city for petroleum engineers in state of Michigan, followed by Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn (median annual salary $113,870). In comparison, the median annual salary of petroleum engineers in Detroit-Warren-Livonia is 4.6 percent (4.6%) higher than that in Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area|| |