Petroleum Geologist III Salaries

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Alternate Job Titles: Petroleum Geologist III, Senior Petroleum Geologist

What is the average annual salary for Petroleum Geologist III?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Petroleum Geologist III may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Petroleum Geologist III in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Petroleum Geologist III in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Petroleum Geologist III in the United States is $129,790 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Petroleum Geologist III in the United States are expected to make less than $129,790.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2015

Median $129,790
  • 10%$99,339
  • 25%$113,851
  • 75%$141,214
  • 90%$151,614

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Job Description for Petroleum Geologist III

Studies and examines variations in rock formations and mineral samples to identify new gas and oil deposits. Analyzes the integrity of wells to determine feasibility of drilling. Estimates depth, quality and vastness of deposits. Requires a bachelor's degree and 4-6 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of complicated tasks. Works under general supervision. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. View Petroleum Geologist III job description

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Industries:  Construction, Energy & Utilities

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