Drilling Engineer III Salaries

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Alternate Job Titles: Drilling Engineer III, Senior Level Drilling Engineer

What is the average annual salary for Drilling Engineer III?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Drilling Engineer III 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 III in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Drilling Engineer III in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Drilling Engineer III in the United States is $122,777 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Drilling Engineer III in the United Sates are expected to make less than $122,777.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2014

Median $122,777
  • 10%$93,399
  • 25%$107,400
  • 75%$134,780
  • 90%$145,708

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Job Description for Drilling Engineer III

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 4-6 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with the standard concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. May lead or direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. May report to a manager or head of a unit/department. View Drilling Engineer III job description

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Categories:  Energy and Utilities, Engineering

Industries:  Energy & Utilities

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