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The average oil & gas drilling engineer salary in Alabama, United States is $36,392 or an hourly rate of $17. This is 4% lower (-$1,622) than the average oil & gas drilling engineer salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $666.
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Entry Level Salary


Senior Level Salary
An entry level oil & gas drilling engineer (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $25,982. On the other end, a senior level oil & gas drilling engineer (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $48,232.
Job Description
Conduct sub-surface surveys to identify the characteristics of potential land or mining development sites. May specify the ground support systems, processes and equipment for safe, economical, and environmentally sound extraction or underground construction activities. May inspect areas for unsafe geological conditions, equipment, and working conditions. May design, implement, and coordinate mine safety programs. Excludes "Petroleum Engineers" (17-2171).

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