Alternate Job Titles: Drilling Engineer I, Entry Level Drilling Engineer
What is the average annual salary for Drilling Engineer I?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Drilling Engineer I may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Drilling Engineer I in the United States.
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Responsible for the design and implementation of oil and gas wells. Performs design evaluations and recommends alterations to improve safety, costs, and efficiency. May conduct risk assessment and cost estimation. Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering and 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. Typically reports to supervisor or manager.
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