Salary Survey

Highlights from the 2013 Salary Survey

  • Respondents reported experiencing an average increase of 6.5% globally in base pay over the past year.
  • The mean base pay reported in 2013 (USD 153,620) was between the 2011 mean (USD 148,301) and 2012 mean (USD 166,753).  Bonus and other compensation rose from USD 56,000 to USD 64,000.
  • Petroleum industry professionals reported an average calculated total compensation of USD 203,557 in 2013.
  • Eight out of ten respondents (79.6%) indicated that their base pay increased from 2012 to 2013.

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2013 salary survey

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