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 36% more than similar careers in Michigan.

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Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)