Alternate Job Titles: Entry Level Petroleum Geologist, Petroleum Geologist I
How much does a Petroleum Geologist I make? The median annual Petroleum Geologist I salary is $99,246, as of January 30, 2018, with a range usually between $87,738-$108,112, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. 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 I in the United States.
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Petroleum Geologist I in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Petroleum Geologist I in the United States is $99,246, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Petroleum Geologist I in the United States are expected to make less than $99,246.
Source: HR Reported data as of January 30, 2018
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Petroleum Geologist I that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Petroleum Geologist I are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of February 2018
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. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. Typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. View full job description