How much does a Petroleum Geologist I make in the United States? The average Petroleum Geologist I salary in the United States is $104,876 as of May 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $92,720 and $114,236. 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.
Petroleum Geologist I 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 I estimates depth, quality and vastness of deposits. Requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Petroleum Geologist I typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Petroleum Geologist I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. To be a Petroleum Geologist I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description
Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc., an exploration and production company, focuses on the extraction of onshore oil and related liquids-rich natural gas in the United States. The company's primary oil and liquids-weighted assets are located in the Wattenberg Field in Colorado. As of December 31, 2018, it had proved reserves of... More
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Petroleum Geologist I in the United States. The base salary for Petroleum Geologist I ranges from $92,720 to $114,236 with the average base salary of $104,876. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $99,489 to $127,005 with the average total cash compensation of $114,769.