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 amongst 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$181,440
75th Percentile Wage
$123,130
50th Percentile Wage
$95,710
25th Percentile Wage
$76,330
10th Percentile Wage
$65,940

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 $181,440. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $95,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $65,940.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$87.23
75th Percentile Wage
$59.20
50th Percentile Wage
$46.02
25th Percentile Wage
$36.70
10th Percentile Wage
$31.70

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 $87.23. The median hourly salary is $46.02. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31.70.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $95,710 -5.81%
2013 $101,610 5.07%
2012 $96,710 3.15%
2011 $93,760 11.62%
2010 $84,000 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for petroleum engineers in state of Wyoming from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 13.94%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 5.07%. We also note that the average annual wage had a relatively large growth of 3.15% in the year 2012 and a sizable increase of 11.62% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Petroleum Engineer Wage in Wyoming vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Petroleum Engineers
$95,710
Engineers, All Other
$79,970
Chemical Engineers
$85,990
Civil Engineers
$70,380
Electrical Engineers
$77,830
Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
$74,690
Environmental Engineers
$78,700

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Petroleum Engineers in Wyoming Cities

Table 5 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 $77,400 to $113,160. The highest paying area for petroleum engineers in Wyoming is Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $113,160. The second highest paying city/area in Wyoming State is Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $103,030). The lowest paying area is Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $77,400.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area
$113,160
Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area
$103,030
Casper
$93,810
Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area
$77,400

Petroleum Engineer Salary by State

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