Petroleum Geologist II Salary in the United States

How much does a Petroleum Geologist II make in the United States? The average Petroleum Geologist II salary in the United States is $122,351 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $109,516 and $129,216. 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 the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Petroleum Geologist II 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. Being a Petroleum Geologist II estimates depth, quality and vastness of deposits. Requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Petroleum Geologist II typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Petroleum Geologist II gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. To be a Petroleum Geologist II typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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    Petroleum Geologist I

    0 - 2 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Petroleum Geologist II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Petroleum Geologist III

    4 - 7 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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