Petroleum Engineer Salary Information in Wyoming

The average annual and hourly salaries for petroleum engineers in the state of Wyoming are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of petroleum engineers among Wyoming 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Petroleum Engineers in Wyoming

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$70,560
25th Percentile Wage
$84,300
50th Percentile Wage
$103,000
75th Percentile Wage
$133,220
90th Percentile Wage
$200,110

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for petroleum engineers in Wyoming in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $200,110. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $103,000. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $70,560.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33.92
25th Percentile Wage
$40.53
50th Percentile Wage
$49.52
75th Percentile Wage
$64.05
90th Percentile Wage
$96.21

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for petroleum engineers in Wyoming in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $96.21. The median hourly salary is $49.52. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33.92.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of petroleum engineers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016103,0003.17%6.11%
201599,7404.04%-
201495,710-6.16%-
2013101,6104.82%-
201296,710--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of petroleum engineers in some Wyoming cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of petroleum engineers in state of Wyoming ranges from $81,750 to $103,030. The highest paying area for petroleum engineers in Wyoming is Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $103,030. The second highest paying city/area in Wyoming State is Casper (mean annual salary $98,770). The lowest paying area is Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $81,750.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area
$103,030
Casper
$98,770
Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area
$83,210
Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area
$81,750


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