How much does a Petroleum Geologist IV make in the United States? The average Petroleum Geologist IV salary in the United States is $185,347 as of May 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $164,692 and $196,383. 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.
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 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description
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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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Petroleum Geologist IV in the United States. The base salary for Petroleum Geologist IV ranges from $164,692 to $196,383 with the average base salary of $185,347. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $190,055 to $245,410 with the average total cash compensation of $220,562.