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 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Petroleum Geologist IV Salaries by Percentile
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10th Percentile Petroleum Geologist IV Salary $160,417 US November 27, 2023
25th Percentile Petroleum Geologist IV Salary $181,072 US November 27, 2023
50th Percentile Petroleum Geologist IV Salary $203,757 US November 27, 2023
75th Percentile Petroleum Geologist IV Salary $215,900 US November 27, 2023
90th Percentile Petroleum Geologist IV Salary $226,955 US November 27, 2023
25% $181,072 10% $160,417 90% $226,955 75% $215,900 $203,757 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Job Description for Petroleum Geologist IV

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 View full job description

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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
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