How much does a Petroleum Geologist III make in Bakersfield, CA? The average Petroleum Geologist III salary in Bakersfield, CA is $156,251 as of March 26, 2020, but the range typically falls between $137,930 and $168,194. 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 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 2020 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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About Bakersfield, California    Bakersfield is a city in and the county seat of Kern County, California, United States. It covers about 151 sq mi (390 km2) near the southern end of t....More

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