How much does a Certified Petroleum Geologist IV make in the United States? The average Certified Petroleum Geologist IV salary in the United States is $187,100 as of October 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $166,300 and $198,300. 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 IV 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 IV requires a bachelor's degree. Estimates depth, quality and vastness of deposits. In addition, Certified Petroleum Geologist IV typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Certified Petroleum Geologist IV is a specialist on complex technical and business matters. Work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. Working as a Certified Petroleum Geologist IV typically requires 7+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

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