A person working as a Drilling Engineer in Netherlands Antilles typically earns around 3,830 ANG per month. Salaries range from 1,760 ANG (lowest) to 6,080 ANG (highest).
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Drilling Engineer salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.
Drilling Engineer salaries in Netherlands Antilles range from 1,760 ANG per month (minimum salary) to 6,080 ANG per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 4,130 ANG per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Drilling Engineer(s) are earning less than 4,130 ANG while the other half are earning more than 4,130 ANG. 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 Drilling Engineer(s) are earning less than 2,650 ANG while 75% of them are earning more than 2,650 ANG. Also from the diagram, 75% of Drilling Engineer(s) are earning less than 5,520 ANG while 25% are earning more than 5,520 ANG.
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 plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary
The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Drilling Engineer salaries by experience level and this is what we found.
A Drilling Engineer with less than two years of experience makes approximately 2,000 ANG per month.
While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 2,670 ANG 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 3,940 ANG per month, 48% more than someone with two to five years of experience.
Additionally, Drilling Engineer(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 4,810 ANG per month, 22% more than someone with five to ten years of experience.
If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 5,240 ANG per month, 9% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.
Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 5,670 ANG per month, 8% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.
|0 - 2 Years|
|2 - 5 Years||+34%|
|5 - 10 Years||+48%|
|10 - 15 Years||+22%|
|15 - 20 Years||+9%|
We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We broke down Drilling Engineer salaries by education level in order to make a comparison.
When the education level is Certificate or Diploma, the average salary of a Drilling Engineer is 2,280 ANG per month.
While someone with a Bachelor's Degree gets a salary of 3,580 ANG per month, 57% more than someone having a Certificate or Diploma degree.
A Master's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 6,000 ANG per month, 68% more than someone with a Bachelor's Degree.
|Certificate or Diploma|
A Master's degree program or any post-graduate program in Netherlands Antilles costs anywhere from 21,900 Netherlands Antillian Guilder(s) to 65,700 Netherlands Antillian Guilder(s) and lasts approximately two years. That is quite an investment.
You can't really expect any salary increases during the study period, assuming you already have a job. In most cases, a salary review is conducted once education is completed and the degree has been attained.
Many people pursue higher education as a tactic to switch into a higher paying job. The numbers seem to support the thoery. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.
If you can afford the costs of higher education, the return on investment is definitely worth it. You should be able to recover the costs in roughly a year or so.
Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Drilling Engineer employees in Netherlands Antilles earn 19% more than their female counterparts on average.
Drilling Engineer(s) in Netherlands Antilles are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 7% every 29 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 4% granted to employees every 29 months.
The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.
The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency
Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Netherlands Antilles for the year 2022. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.
A Drilling Engineer is considered to be a low bonus-based job due to the generally limited involvement in direct revenue generation, with exceptions of course. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.
84% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 16% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.
Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 0% to 4% of their annual salary.
The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.Company Performance Bonuses
Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.Goal-Based Bonuses
Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.Holiday / End of Year Bonuses
These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.
People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.
The main two types of jobs
|Revenue Generators||Supporting Cast|
Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.
Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.
Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.
Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.
The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked 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 the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.
The average salary for Drilling Engineer is 3% more than that of Engineering. Also, Engineering salaries are 16% less than those of All Jobs.
|Job Title||Average Salary|
|Acoustics Engineer||3,590 ANG||-6%|
|Assembly Engineering Technician||2,830 ANG||-26%|
|Assistant Chief Engineer||4,340 ANG||+13%|
|Associate Engineer||3,280 ANG||-14%|
|Autocad Operator||2,310 ANG||-40%|
|Automation Engineer||4,130 ANG||+8%|
|Avionic System Support Engineer||3,810 ANG||-0%|
|Biochemical Engineer||3,550 ANG||-7%|
|BMS Engineer||3,460 ANG||-10%|
|Bridge and Lock Tender||2,070 ANG||-46%|
|Broadcast Engineer||3,890 ANG||+2%|
|CAD Design Engineer||3,880 ANG||+1%|
|CAD Designer||2,480 ANG||-35%|
|CAE Engineer||3,940 ANG||+3%|
|Ceramics Engineer||3,390 ANG||-11%|
|Civil Engineer||4,030 ANG||+5%|
|Commissioning Engineer||3,660 ANG||-4%|
|Communications Engineer||4,100 ANG||+7%|
|Condition Monitoring Engineer||3,350 ANG||-12%|
|Contract Associate Engineer||3,610 ANG||-6%|
|Control Systems Engineer||3,680 ANG||-4%|
|Controls Engineer||3,590 ANG||-6%|
|Controls Software Engineer||3,480 ANG||-9%|
|Corrosion Engineer||3,360 ANG||-12%|
|Design Engineer||3,820 ANG||-0%|
|Drafting Manager||4,480 ANG||+17%|
|Drilling Engineer||3,830 ANG||+0%|
|Electrical Draughtsman||1,990 ANG||-48%|
|Electrical Engineer||4,130 ANG||+8%|
|Electrical Engineering Manager||5,690 ANG||+49%|
|Electromechanical Engineering Technologist||4,040 ANG||+6%|
|Electromechanical Equipment Assembler||2,080 ANG||-46%|
|Energy Engineer||3,870 ANG||+1%|
|Engine Assembler||1,760 ANG||-54%|
|Engineering Account Manager||4,190 ANG||+10%|
|Engineering Chief Designer||4,540 ANG||+19%|
|Engineering Consultant||5,340 ANG||+40%|
|Engineering Key Account Manager||5,470 ANG||+43%|
|Engineering Lab Technician||3,480 ANG||-9%|
|Engineering Planning Manager||5,540 ANG||+45%|
|Engineering Production Manager||6,690 ANG||+75%|
|Engineering Project Analyst||4,550 ANG||+19%|
|Engineering Project Coordinator||4,570 ANG||+19%|
|Engineering Project Director||8,010 ANG||+110%|
|Engineering Project Manager||5,140 ANG||+34%|
|Engineering Research and Development Manager||6,310 ANG||+65%|
|Engineering Safety Coordinator||2,970 ANG||-22%|
|Engineering Sales Manager||5,390 ANG||+41%|
|Engineering Technician||2,850 ANG||-25%|
|Engineering Technologist||2,950 ANG||-23%|
|Environmental Engineer||3,900 ANG||+2%|
|Equipment Engineer||3,470 ANG||-9%|
|Equipment Engineering Manager||5,280 ANG||+38%|
|Fabrication Specialist||2,760 ANG||-28%|
|Facade Engineer||3,750 ANG||-2%|
|Fiber Analyst||2,310 ANG||-40%|
|Field Engineer||3,980 ANG||+4%|
|Field Engineering Manager||6,810 ANG||+78%|
|Fire Engineer||3,850 ANG||+1%|
|Fitter and Turner||1,290 ANG||-66%|
|Forestry Strategic Planner||4,490 ANG||+17%|
|Generation Engineer||4,050 ANG||+6%|
|Genetic Engineer||4,360 ANG||+14%|
|Geological Engineer||3,990 ANG||+4%|
|Geotechnical Engineer||4,100 ANG||+7%|
|Heavy Equipment Mechanic||1,960 ANG||-49%|
|Highway Engineer||3,660 ANG||-4%|
|HSE Professional||3,500 ANG||-8%|
|HVAC Engineer||4,120 ANG||+8%|
|HVAC Supervisor||3,540 ANG||-7%|
|Industrial Engineer||3,550 ANG||-7%|
|Industrial Engineering Technologist||3,720 ANG||-3%|
|Instrument Engineer||3,800 ANG||-1%|
|Instrumentation and Control Engineer||3,710 ANG||-3%|
|Instrumentation Engineer||3,750 ANG||-2%|
|Instrumentation Manager||3,730 ANG||-2%|
|Irrigation Engineer||3,780 ANG||-1%|
|Licensed Aircraft Engineer||4,190 ANG||+10%|
|Locomotive Engineer||3,650 ANG||-5%|
|Maintenance Engineer||3,480 ANG||-9%|
|Maintenance Fitter||1,320 ANG||-65%|
|Maintenance Manager||3,670 ANG||-4%|
|Manufacturing Engineer||3,770 ANG||-1%|
|Marine Engineer||3,760 ANG||-2%|
|Materials Engineer||3,860 ANG||+1%|
|Materials Researcher||3,520 ANG||-8%|
|Materials Technician||2,780 ANG||-27%|
|Mechanical and Electrical Engineer||4,010 ANG||+5%|
|Mechanical Design Engineer||4,110 ANG||+7%|
|Mechanical Designer||3,170 ANG||-17%|
|Mechanical Engineer||4,000 ANG||+5%|
|Mechanical Engineering Manager||5,560 ANG||+45%|
|Mechanical Inspector||3,850 ANG||+1%|
|Mechatronics Engineer||4,060 ANG||+6%|
|Mining Engineer||3,740 ANG||-2%|
|Oil and Petrochemical Engineer||4,350 ANG||+14%|
|Optical Engineer||3,560 ANG||-7%|
|Optical Instrument Assembler||1,960 ANG||-49%|
|PCB Assembler||1,420 ANG||-63%|
|Photonics Engineer||4,060 ANG||+6%|
|Photonics Technician||3,490 ANG||-9%|
|Pipeline Engineer||3,380 ANG||-12%|
|Piping Designer||2,110 ANG||-45%|
|Piping Engineer||3,400 ANG||-11%|
|Planning Engineer||3,760 ANG||-2%|
|Pressure Vessel Inspector||1,840 ANG||-52%|
|Principal Cost Engineer||3,900 ANG||+2%|
|Principal Engineer||3,900 ANG||+2%|
|Principal Support Engineer||3,710 ANG||-3%|
|Process Engineer||3,760 ANG||-2%|
|Process Operator||2,180 ANG||-43%|
|Product Development Engineer||4,170 ANG||+9%|
|Product Development Technician||2,800 ANG||-27%|
|Product Engineer||3,980 ANG||+4%|
|Product Safety Engineer||3,760 ANG||-2%|
|Production Engineer||3,700 ANG||-3%|
|Project Engineer||4,260 ANG||+11%|
|Proposal Manager||5,020 ANG||+31%|
|Purchasing Engineer||3,610 ANG||-6%|
|Quality Assurance Engineer||3,810 ANG||-0%|
|Rail Engineer||3,690 ANG||-4%|
|Robotics Engineer||4,230 ANG||+11%|
|Robotics Technician||3,230 ANG||-16%|
|Safety Engineer||3,860 ANG||+1%|
|Safety Inspector||2,930 ANG||-23%|
|Safety Manager||4,560 ANG||+19%|
|Safety Officer||2,010 ANG||-47%|
|Sales Engineer||3,970 ANG||+4%|
|Scheduling Engineer||3,640 ANG||-5%|
|Service Engineer||3,830 ANG||+0%|
|Solar Engineer||4,160 ANG||+9%|
|Staff Engineer||3,780 ANG||-1%|
|Static Equipment Engineer||3,830 ANG||+0%|
|Stationary Engineer||3,650 ANG||-5%|
|Stress Engineer||3,710 ANG||-3%|
|Structural Analysis Engineer||3,730 ANG||-2%|
|Structural Designer||3,250 ANG||-15%|
|Structural Engineer||3,930 ANG||+3%|
|Structural Technician||2,460 ANG||-36%|
|Supply Chain Specialist||3,690 ANG||-4%|
|Technical Affairs Officer||1,990 ANG||-48%|
|Technical Assistant||1,910 ANG||-50%|
|Technical Engineer||3,440 ANG||-10%|
|Technical Support Engineer||3,350 ANG||-12%|
|Tender Engineer||3,280 ANG||-14%|
|Test Development Engineer||3,710 ANG||-3%|
|Transportation Engineer||3,500 ANG||-8%|
|Validation Engineer||3,420 ANG||-11%|
|Verification Engineer||3,630 ANG||-5%|
|Wastewater Engineer||3,650 ANG||-5%|
|Wind Energy Engineer||4,050 ANG||+6%|
|Wind Energy Operations Manager||5,060 ANG||+32%|
|Work Planner||2,800 ANG||-27%|
Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Netherlands Antilles earn 25% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.
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