Petroleum Geologist III Salary in the United States

How much does a Petroleum Geologist III make in the United States? The average Petroleum Geologist III salary in the United States is $143,915 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $127,045 and $154,910. 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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Salary estimation for Petroleum Geologist III at companies like : BONANZA CREEK ENERGY INC, KINDER MORGAN INC, KOSMOS ENERGY LTD

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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 2019 Salary.com)

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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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