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Entry-Level Petroleum Geologist Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Petroleum Geologist is $96,650 per year.

$41,673 - $126,330
MEDIAN: $96,650

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$41,673 - $126,330  
$1,530 - $27,278  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $29,087  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
$44,808 - $147,583  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 175

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Petroleum Geologist Salaries

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National Average

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
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Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.


14 %
86 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 4%