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Petroleum Engineer Salary Information in Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan

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 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Petroleum Engineers in Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of petroleum engineers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$119,360
0.56% 0.56%
2016
$118,690
-2.31% -
2015
$121,430
5.28% -
2014
$115,020
3.98% -
2013
$110,440
-7.47% -
2012
$118,690
- -

Table 3. Compare Petroleum Engineer Salary in Detroit-Warren-Livonia with Other Michigan Cities

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
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$119,360
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$113,870
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$103,110



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