How much does a Drilling Engineer V make? The median annual Drilling Engineer V salary is $184,866, as of February 22, 2017, with a range usually between $158,221-$196,872, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. 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 V in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Drilling Engineer V in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Drilling Engineer V in the United States is $184,866, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Drilling Engineer V in the United States are expected to make less than $184,866.
Source: HR Reported data as of February 22, 2017
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Drilling Engineer V that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Drilling Engineer V are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of March 2017
Provides expert judgment for the design and implementation of oil and gas wells. Resolves highly complex technical issues and conducts advanced research into emerging technology in the field. Recommends alterations to development and design to improve safety, costs, and efficiency. Requires a bachelor's degree and at least 8 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Demonstrates expertise in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. May provide consultation on complex projects and is considered to be the top level contributor/specialist. Leads and directs 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 full job description