How much does a Certified Petroleum Geologist I make in the United States? The average Certified Petroleum Geologist I salary in the United States is $108,000 as of September 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $95,500 and $117,600. 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. 

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The Certified Petroleum Geologist I analyzes the integrity of wells to determine feasibility of drilling. Studies and examines variations in rock formations and mineral samples to identify new gas and oil deposits. Being a Certified Petroleum Geologist I requires a bachelor's degree. Estimates depth, quality and vastness of deposits. In addition, Certified Petroleum Geologist I typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Being a Certified Petroleum Geologist I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. Working as a Certified Petroleum Geologist I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)

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