How much does a Petroleum Geologist V make in the United States? The average Petroleum Geologist V salary in the United States is $220,865 as of May 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $204,485 and $231,676. 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 V 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 V estimates depth, quality and vastness of deposits. Requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Petroleum Geologist V typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Petroleum Geologist V works on advanced, complex technical projects or business issues requiring state of the art technical or industry knowledge. Works autonomously. Goals are generally communicated in solution or project goal terms. May provide a leadership role for the work group through knowledge in the area of specialization. To be a Petroleum Geologist V typically requires 10+ 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 V in the United States. The base salary for Petroleum Geologist V ranges from $204,485 to $231,676 with the average base salary of $220,865. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $233,700 to $296,646 with the average total cash compensation of $271,191.