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Geologist Petroleum Salary

How much does a Geologist Petroleum make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Geologist Petroleum

$129,187 (USD)/yr

$62 (USD)/hr

$5,051 (USD)/yr

$127,431 (USD)/yr

$61 (USD)/hr

$5,051 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Analyzes and documents stratigraphic arrangement and structure of earth to locate gas and oil deposits. Recommends acquisition, retention, or release of property leases or contracts. Studies well logs, analyzes cores and cuttings from well drillings, and interprets data obtained by electrical or radioactive well logging and other subsurface surveys to identify earth strata.
The average geologist petroleum salary in United States is $129,187 or an equivalent hourly rate of $62. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $5,051. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$89,500 (USD)

$160,864 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$149,764 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Geologist Petroleum will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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