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How Much Does a Drilling Engineer Make Per Year? Average Drilling Engineer Salary

A drilling engineer is responsible for planning, developing, scheduling and supervising the operations that are necessary in the drilling process for gas and oil wells. They also work on information regarding the costs of the project. In addition to this, a drilling engineer may monitor the safety and ensures proper maintenance of the well. Usually the drilling engineers are employed by oil companies or service companies as specialist drilling contractors. In the United States, a Drilling Engineer can make approximately $89,858 per annum on average.

by Margaret Walker on Sun, 02/13/2011 - 00:39

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