Petroleum Geologist IV Salary in the United States

How much does a Petroleum Geologist IV make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Petroleum Geologist IV in the United States is $87 as of May 31, 2019, but the range typically falls between $77 and $92. Hourly rate 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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Petroleum Geologist IV 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 IV estimates depth, quality and vastness of deposits. Requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Petroleum Geologist IV typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Petroleum Geologist IV is a specialist on complex technical and business matters. Work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. To be a Petroleum Geologist IV typically requires 7+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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