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$75,533

Average Base Salary

$36/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$2,168

Average Bonus
The average engineer oil exploration salary in Colorado, United States is $75,533 or an equivalent hourly rate of $36. This is 1% higher (+$975) than the average engineer oil exploration salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $2,168. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Colorado, United States.
Salary by Experience

$51,976

Entry Level Salary

$99,218

Senior Level Salary
An entry level engineer oil exploration (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $51,976. On the other end, a senior level engineer oil exploration (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $99,218.

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Job Description
Devise methods to improve oil and gas extraction and production and determine the need for new or modified tool designs. Oversee drilling and offer technical advice.

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