Petroleum Engineers

Civilian:

Devise methods to improve oil and gas extraction and production and determine the need for new or modified tool designs. Oversee drilling and offer technical advice.

Job Titles

  • Automation Engineer
  • Chief Engineer
  • Completion Engineer
  • Completions Engineer
  • Design Engineer

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Nationwide Salary Average*

Civilian:
$130,050

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