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Petroleum Engineer Average Salary in Indonesia 2019

How much money does a Petroleum Engineer make in Indonesia?

17,070,621 IDR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working as a Petroleum Engineer in Indonesia typically earns around 17,070,621 IDR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Petroleum Engineer salaries may differ drasticlty based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find detialed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Petroleum Engineer Salary Distribution in Indonesia

Median and salary distribution monthly Indonesia Petroleum Engineer

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Petroleum Engineer salaries in Indonesia range between 7,852,486 IDR per month (minimum salary) to 25,435,226 IDR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 16,899,915 IDR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Petroleum Engineer are earning less than 16,899,915 IDR while the other half are earning more than 16,899,915 IDR. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working as Petroleum Engineer are earning less than 11,138,580 IDR while 75% of them are earning more than 11,138,580 IDR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working as Petroleum Engineer are earning less than 20,744,219 IDR while 25% are earning more than 20,744,219 IDR.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary? What should you be looking at?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. We have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary

Petroleum Engineer Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

0 - 2 Years    =  
8,907,450 IDR
2 - 5 Years    +34%  
11,896,516 IDR
5 - 10 Years    +24%  
14,709,755 IDR
10 - 15 Years    +19%  
17,522,993 IDR
15 - 20 Years    +16%  
20,336,231 IDR
20+ Years    +19%  
24,292,348 IDR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Experience level is the most important factor in determining your salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Petroleum Engineer salaries by experience level. A Petroleum Engineer with less than two years of experience makes approximatly 8,907,450 IDR per month. While someone with experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 11,896,516 IDR per month, 34% more than someone with less than two year's experience. Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 14,709,755 IDR per month, 24% more than a person with two to five years of experience. Additionally, Petroleum Engineer (s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 17,522,993 IDR per month, 19% more than a person with five to ten years of experience. If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 20,336,231 IDR per month, 16% more than a person with ten to fifteen years of experience. Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 24,292,348 IDR per month, 19% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

Salary comparison by years of experience monthly Indonesia Petroleum Engineer

Petroleum Engineer Salary Comparison By Education

Certificate or Diploma    =  
11,017,379 IDR
Bachelor's Degree    +39%  
15,325,151 IDR
Master's Degree    +37%  
21,039,541 IDR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add into your income? We broke down Petroleum Engineer salaries by education level in order to make a comparison. When the education level is Certificate or Diploma, the average salary of a Petroleum Engineer is 11,017,379 IDR per month. While someone with a Bachelor's Degree gets a salary of 15,325,151 IDR per month, 39% more than someone with Certificate or Diploma. A Master's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 21,039,541 IDR per month, 37% more than someone with Bachelor's Degree.

Salary comparison by education level monthly Indonesia Petroleum Engineer

Petroleum Engineer Salary Comparison By Gender

Female    =  
15,619,618 IDR
Male    +19%  
18,606,977 IDR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Petroleum Engineer employees in Indonesia earn 19% more than their female counterparts.

Salary comparison by gender monthly Indonesia Petroleum Engineer

Public / Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Private Sector    =  
14,766,087 IDR
Public Sector    +32%  
19,460,508 IDR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the goverment? Public sector Petroleum Engineer employees in Indonesia earn 32% more than their private sector counterparts.

Public vs private sector salaries monthly Indonesia Petroleum Engineer

Petroleum Engineer Salary Trend and Forecast in Indonesia

How are Petroleum Engineer salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Indonesia Petroleum Engineer
Average Salary 2016    =  
15,577,550 IDR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
16,153,919 IDR
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
16,509,305 IDR
Average Salary 2019    +3%  
17,070,621 IDR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Petroleum Engineer salaries in Indonesia are on the rise in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 3% higher than those of 2018. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2020 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.

Petroleum Engineer Average Hourly Wage in Indonesia

98,484 IDR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Indonesia for Petroleum Engineer is 98,484 IDR. This means that the average Petroleum Engineer in Indonesia earns approximatly 98,484 IDR for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and they are considered to the be the standard.

Petroleum Engineer VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Petroleum Engineer  and Oil  / Gas / Energy / Mining monthly IndonesiaWe compared Indonesia salaries for Petroleum Engineer , Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining, and All Jobs and we found that Petroleum Engineer salaries are 15% more than those of Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining. We also found out that Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining salaries are 6% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Assistant Yard Manager14,386,469 IDR-16%
Associate Analyst15,511,576 IDR-9%
Associate Landman10,662,900 IDR-38%
Auxiliary Equipment Operator8,245,493 IDR-52%
Biomass Plant Technician9,827,848 IDR-42%
Biomass Power Plant Manager16,463,790 IDR-4%
Chemical Plant Operator19,957,772 IDR+17%
Chief Contract Compliance Engineer16,025,662 IDR-6%
Completions Engineer13,613,807 IDR-20%
Cost Controller12,892,643 IDR-24%
Crude Oil Marketing Representative16,326,524 IDR-4%
Dispatcher8,580,694 IDR-50%
Distribution Manager18,824,895 IDR+10%
Dragline Operator9,543,591 IDR-44%
Driller Offsider8,241,826 IDR-52%
Dump Truck Driver8,191,476 IDR-52%
Electric and Gas Operations Manager22,668,114 IDR+33%
Energy Advisor21,141,612 IDR+24%
Energy Analyst19,339,753 IDR+13%
Energy Auditor18,174,414 IDR+6%
Energy Dispatch Director21,039,467 IDR+23%
Energy Technical Assistant13,104,794 IDR-23%
Energy Technical Manager17,221,457 IDR+1%
Energy Technical Trainer13,889,074 IDR-19%
Exploration Manager23,743,490 IDR+39%
Field Safety Auditor16,868,403 IDR-1%
Fluids Engineer14,069,332 IDR-18%
Fuel Cell Engineer16,152,347 IDR-5%
Fuel Cell Technician11,193,357 IDR-34%
Fuels Handler10,540,442 IDR-38%
Gas Compressor Operator9,174,945 IDR-46%
Gas Distribution Plant Operator12,730,203 IDR-25%
Gas Supply Manager20,274,906 IDR+19%
Geologist22,364,788 IDR+31%
Geophysicist21,543,771 IDR+26%
Geothermal Production Manager24,280,461 IDR+42%
Geothermal Technician13,314,723 IDR-22%
HSE Engineer15,640,361 IDR-8%
HSE Officer12,058,226 IDR-29%
HSEQ Administrator13,050,999 IDR-24%
Inspector13,784,335 IDR-19%
Instructor14,556,602 IDR-15%
Instrument Designer12,248,232 IDR-28%
Lead Technical Field Advisor18,554,866 IDR+9%
Logistics and Tool Coordinator14,783,973 IDR-13%
Maintenance Engineer15,089,532 IDR-12%
Maintenance Superintendent15,772,292 IDR-8%
Material Controller13,225,191 IDR-23%
Mine Engineer14,718,021 IDR-14%
Mine Surveyor15,984,246 IDR-6%
Mining Project Administrator13,157,344 IDR-23%
Mining Project Assistant12,420,858 IDR-27%
Mining Project Controls Consultant14,571,829 IDR-15%
Mining Project Coordinator13,881,934 IDR-19%
Mining Project Engineer13,939,595 IDR-18%
Mining Project Manager18,510,663 IDR+8%
Mining Site Manager17,268,547 IDR+1%
Mining Team Leader15,645,607 IDR-8%
NDT Technician12,642,893 IDR-26%
Oil Service Unit Operator11,880,373 IDR-30%
Oil Trader19,307,090 IDR+13%
Oilwell Pumper8,507,814 IDR-50%
Petroleum Engineer 17,070,621 IDR=
Petroleum Geologist23,883,569 IDR+40%
Petroleum Pump System Operator12,595,420 IDR-26%
Pipeline Technician11,433,308 IDR-33%
Power Coordinator12,059,445 IDR-29%
Power Plant Operations Manager24,971,577 IDR+46%
Power Plant Operator17,889,394 IDR+5%
Radio Operator9,888,135 IDR-42%
Reliability Engineer14,164,366 IDR-17%
Reservoir Engineer14,054,749 IDR-18%
Risk Analyst18,107,439 IDR+6%
Roughneck15,150,439 IDR-11%
Scaffolder12,717,232 IDR-26%
Shutdown Engineer12,986,019 IDR-24%
Solar Energy Installation Manager20,641,749 IDR+21%
Solar Energy Systems Engineer15,860,786 IDR-7%
Solar Photovoltaic Installer13,996,038 IDR-18%
Solar Thermal Technician14,009,639 IDR-18%
Supply Operations Manager24,232,786 IDR+42%
Sustainability Specialist22,255,157 IDR+30%
System Development Advisor16,490,986 IDR-3%
Tanker Truck Driver10,125,061 IDR-41%
Utility Operator11,279,878 IDR-34%
Wind Energy Project Manager16,347,262 IDR-4%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Bandung18,648,600 IDR
Jakarta18,870,367 IDR
Makasar16,112,779 IDR
Malang15,602,851 IDR
Medan17,648,292 IDR
Palembang16,346,005 IDR
Semarang17,059,499 IDR
Surabaya17,853,881 IDR
Surakarta15,673,965 IDR
Tangerang16,483,850 IDR
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