Petroleum Engineering

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.
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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.