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Petroleum Engineering Overview - The Field - Preparation - Day In The Life - Earnings - Employment - Career Path Forecast - Professional Organizations 


Earnings
Earnings for engineers vary significantly by specialty, industry, and education. Even so, as a group, engineers earn some of the highest average starting salaries among those holding bachelor's degrees. According the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median income for petroleum engineers is $108,020. The lowest 10% earned $57,820. The highest 10% earned over $166,400. They are among the highest paid engineers.


 

 

 

 

 

 

Note: Some resources in this section are provided by the US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

 

 


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