Petroleum Geologist III Salary in San Francisco, California

How much does a Petroleum Geologist III make in San Francisco, CA? The average Petroleum Geologist III salary in San Francisco, CA is $180,663 as of July 30, 2019, but the range typically falls between $159,493 and $194,483. 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 2019 Salary.com)

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