Petroleum Geologist I Salary in the United States

How much does a Petroleum Geologist I make in the United States? The average Petroleum Geologist I salary in the United States is $102,812 as of June 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $90,903 and $111,986. 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

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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 2019 Salary.com)

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