Authority Badge

2023 Petroleum Engineering Salary

There are about 3,713 students enrolled in Petroleum Engineering in the USA.

Menu: salary



Above Average

Compared to national avg.

Average Salary Two Years Out of School


Vs. National Avg.


salary Rank



Paying for college is an important investment for most people. It's critical to make sure you boost your earning power. With that in mind, we hope the following career and income info help you make an intelligent decision when picking your focus.

The average Petroleum Engineering major makes a starting income of $71,139 per annum, which is the 18th highest of any focus. Later on in their professions, they can earn as high as $140,315 to as little as $45,843, but average approximately $79,854. For context, that's 2.07 times average.

The most common job for a Petroleum Engineering graduate is Engineer, which predominantly earn roughly $59,000; next are Store Associate and Senior Engineer, which normally make near $19,000 and $75,000 respectively.

The highest earning region for Petroleum Engineering graduates is The Rocky Mountains. The highest grossing state for Petroleum Engineering alumni is MT. Frontier Conference has the highest grossing Petroleum Engineering graduates of any conference..

Compare your school options

Made in Texas

600 Congress, 17th Floor | Austin, Texas

Privacy PolicyTerms of Service

2024 Authority - All rights reserved.