How much does a Petroleum Geologist I make in Sun Valley, NV? The average Petroleum Geologist I salary in Sun Valley, NV is $105,486 as of June 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $93,258 and $114,900. 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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Job Description for Petroleum Geologist I

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

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Kosmos Energy Ltd., a deepwater independent oil and gas exploration and production company, focuses along the Atlantic Margins. Its primary assets include production offshore Ghana, Equatorial Guinea, and U.S. Gulf of Mexico, as well as a gas development offshore Mauritania and Senegal. The company also maintains an ex... More
Fiscal Year Ended in 2019
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About Sun Valley, Nevada    Sun Valley is a census-designated place (CDP) in Washoe County, Nevada, United States. The population was 19,299 at the 2010 census. It is north of Re....More

Sun Valley, Nevada  area prices were up 2.5% from a year ago    View the Cost of Living in Sun Valley, Nevada

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