Petroleum Geologist V Salary in the United States

How much does a Petroleum Geologist V make in the United States? The average Petroleum Geologist V salary in the United States is $215,696 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $199,694 and $226,254. 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

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 manager or head of a unit/department. Works on advanced, complex technical projects or business issues requiring state of the art technical or industry knowledge. Works autonomously. Goals are generally communicated in solution or project goal terms. May provide a leadership role for the work group through knowledge in the area of specialization. Typically requires 10+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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226254
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