Petroleum Engineer Salary Information in Montana

The average annual and hourly salaries for petroleum engineers in the state of Montana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of petroleum engineers amongst Montana cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Petroleum Engineers in Montana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$73,920
25th Percentile Wage
$96,050
50th Percentile Wage
$119,310
75th Percentile Wage
$151,700
90th Percentile Wage
$204,260

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for petroleum engineers in Montana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $204,260. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $119,310. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $73,920.

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 Growth4-Year Growth
2017
$119,310
3.51% 17.89%
2016
$115,120
5.98% -
2015
$108,240
11.14% -
2014
$96,180
-1.86% -
2013
$97,970
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Petroleum Engineers in Montana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of petroleum engineers in some Montana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of petroleum engineers in state of Montana ranges from $118,940 to $126,670. The highest paying area for petroleum engineers in Montana is Billings with a median annual salary of $126,670. The lowest paying area is Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $118,940.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Billings
$126,670
Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$118,940




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