How much does a Petroleum Geologist I make in Houston, TX? The average Petroleum Geologist I salary in Houston, TX is $109,487 as of March 29, 2021, but the range typically falls between $96,817 and $119,255. 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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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 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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About Houston, Texas    Houston is located 165 miles (266 km) east of Austin, 88 miles (142 km) west of the Louisiana border, and 250 miles (400 km) south of Dallas. The city....More

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