How much does a Petroleum Geologist IV make in the United States? The average Petroleum Geologist IV salary in the United States is $203,757 as of November 27, 2023, but the range typically falls between $181,072 and $215,900. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including
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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 2023 Salary.com)... View full job description
Civitas Resources, Inc., an exploration and production company, focuses on the acquisition, development, and production of oil and natural gas in the Rocky Mountain region, primarily in the Wattenberg Field of the Denver-Julesburg Basin of Colorado. The company was formerly known as Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc. Civitas R... More
CIVITAS RESOURCES, INC.
Fiscal Year Ended in 2022
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Moreover, as a Certified Petroleum Geologist, you will learn how to use sophisticated technology, including satellite and sonar devices; to locate and analyze these reserves.
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Petroleum is a finite resource and the discovery of potential sites and analysis of the accompanying geological complexities makes it a challenging as well as an exciting career choice.
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If it hadn’t been for a famous trial 90 years ago next month, John Scopes might never have embarked on a 35-year career as a petroleum geologist.
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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 $181,072 to $215,900 with the average base salary of $203,757. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $208,931 to $269,791 with the average total cash compensation of $242,466.