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Petroleum Geologist III in Salinas, CA

How much does a Petroleum Geologist III earn in Salinas, CA? The average Petroleum Geologist III salary in Salinas, CA is $157,410 as of February 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $138,958 and $169,445. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View Cost of Living in Salinas, CA

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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, qual

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    Petroleum Geologist II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

  2. This Job:

    Petroleum Geologist III

    4 - 7 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

  3. Up a level:

    Petroleum Geologist IV

    7 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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