Petroleum engineer salary in United States
How much does a Petroleum Engineer make in the United States?
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The average salary for a petroleum engineer is $127,664 per year in the United States. 285 salaries reported, updated at September 19, 2023
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76% of Petroleum Engineers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.
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