Salary Survey

Highlights from the 2016 Salary Survey

  • Total compensation for SPE professional members who work in the upstream oil and gas industry decreased from USD 206,020 in 2015 to USD 185,001 in 2016.
  • 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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