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Petroleum Engineer Salary Information in Washington

The average annual and hourly salaries for petroleum engineers in the state of Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of petroleum engineers among Washington areas 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 Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$88,560
25th Percentile Wage
$109,120
50th Percentile Wage
$135,480
75th Percentile Wage
$167,220
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for petroleum engineers in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $167,220. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $135,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $88,560.

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
2016
$135,480
2.18% 6.55%
2015
$132,520
1.59% -
2014
$130,410
3.07% -
2013
$126,410
-0.16% -
2012
$126,610
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