An Entry-Level Petroleum Geologist earns an average salary of $97,529 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Microsoft Excel, and Petra.

$47,932 - $131,659
$48K
$98K
$130K
MEDIAN: $97,529
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Salary
$47,932 - $131,659  
   
Bonus
$4,883 - $25,498  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $30,639  
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$48,165 - $151,187  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 74

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Key Stats for Petroleum Geologist

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
061
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
25%
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Skills That Affect Petroleum Geologist Salaries

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 28%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 20%

Petra
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National Average
$98,000

GeoPack
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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