By: Cole Parker
Starting salary for a Petroleum Engineer
A Petroleum Engineer makes a salary of $80,085 per year, as you build your career up you can make a median of $130,000 and a max of up to $200,000.
What does a Petroleum Engineer do
A petroleum engineer works for oil companies and designs, tests, and implements ways to extract oil from the earth and the sea floor. they work together with geologist and other engineers.
An average day
a Petroleum Engineer is involved in nearly all of the gas field evaluation. The point of their job is to maximize hydrocarbon recovery at the most minimum cost.