Global Oil and Gas Salary Survey Results

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  • Upstream oil and gas industry pay (including salary and bonus) reported by SPE professional members totaled in 2016 is USD 185,001, down from USD 206,020 in 2015.
  • Average calculated base pay reported in 2016 is USD 143,006, down from USD 153,492 in 2015.
  • Although 2016 compensation is less than 2015, 35.9% saw an increase in their base pay since 2015.
  • Respondents in professional and technician categories maintained the highest stability in their level of total compensation.

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The detailed, full report and data file for the SPE Membership Salary Survey are available through the SPE Bookstore for purchase in electronic format. Full survey results for petroleum engineer salaries and related upstream oil and gas positions are included by region, years of experience, job category, and more.




Download highlights of the 2016 SPE Salary Survey (pdf)

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