How Much do Petroleum Engineers Make in Washington?

Do petroleum engineers in Washington make a lot of money? What is the average pay for Washington petroleum engineers?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, petroleum engineers in Washington earn an average of $143,170 a year, equivalent to $68.83 an hour.

This is 9% less than petroleum engineers nationwide, but it is 131% more than the typical Washington worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Washington Petroleum Engineer Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th > $104 > $208,000
75th $75.08 $156,170
50th $61.16 $127,200
25th $53.35 $110,980
10th $43.36 $90,190
Washington Petroleum Engineer Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $68.83 $143,170
2016 $69.15 $143,840
2015 $68.03 $141,500
2014 $68.45 $142,370
2013 $65.30 $135,830
2012 $64.14 $133,410
2011 $55.43 $115,290