How much does a Petroleum Geologist III make in the United States? The average Petroleum Geologist III salary in the United States is $155,617 as of November 23, 2022, but the range typically falls between $137,362 and $167,508. 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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25% $137,362 10% $120,742 90% $178,333 75% $167,508 $155,617 50%(Median)
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Job Description for Petroleum Geologist III

Petroleum Geologist III 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 III estimates depth, quality and vastness of deposits. Requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Petroleum Geologist III typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Petroleum Geologist III contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. To be a Petroleum Geologist III typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Kinder Morgan, Inc. operates as an energy infrastructure company in North America. The company operates through Natural Gas Pipelines, Products Pipelines, Terminals, and CO2 segments. The Natural Gas Pipelines segment owns and operates interstate and intrastate natural gas pipeline and storage systems; natural gas and ... More
Fiscal Year Ended in 2013
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City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-2.6%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.1%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-0.7%

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Skills associated with Petroleum Geologist III: Feasibility Study, Risk Analysis, Predictive Analytics and Modeling, Risk Assessment ...More

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