Petroleum engineer earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Petroleum engineer salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $141,150
Alabama $110,440
Arkansas $110,410
Arizona $148,830
California $132,680
Colorado $136,590
Georgia $91,080
Hawaii $118,200
Illinois $130,100
Indiana $181,290
Kansas $110,210
Louisiana $128,990
Michigan $112,240
Missouri $101,830
Montana $125,920
North Dakota $117,770
New Jersey $180,320
New Mexico $88,380
Ohio $82,760
Oklahoma $129,100
Pennsylvania $122,510
Texas $151,360
Utah $118,610
Virginia $119,800
Washington $135,480
West Virginia $93,430
Wyoming $104,420

How do petroleum engineer salaries compare to similar careers?

Petroleum engineers earn about the same as related careers in Alabama. On average, they make less than robotics engineers but more than nuclear engineers.

Career Median Salary
Robotics engineer salary $116K
Nanotechnology engineer salary $116K
Mechatronics engineer salary $116K
Nanosystems engineer salary $116K
Wind energy engineer salary $116K
Petroleum engineer salary $110K
Aerospace engineer salary $103K
Computer hardware engineer salary $112K
Chemical engineer salary $101K
Nuclear engineer salary $105K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)