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$128,758

Average Base Salary

$62/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$5,034

Average Bonus
The average geologist petroleum salary in Colorado, United States is $128,758 or an equivalent hourly rate of $62. This is 1% higher (+$1,663) than the average geologist petroleum salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $5,034. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Colorado, United States.
Salary by Experience

$93,001

Entry Level Salary

$158,102

Senior Level Salary
An entry level geologist petroleum (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $93,001. On the other end, a senior level geologist petroleum (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $158,102.

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Job Description
Study the composition, structure, and other physical aspects of the Earth. May use geological, physics, and mathematics knowledge in exploration for oil, gas, minerals, or underground water; or in waste disposal, land reclamation, or other environmental problems. May study the Earth's internal composition, atmospheres, oceans, and its magnetic, electrical, and gravitational forces. Includes mineralogists, crystallographers, paleontologists, stratigraphers, geodesists, and seismologists.
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