Entry-Level Petroleum Geologist Salary

An Entry-Level Petroleum Geologist earns an average salary of $93,862 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Petra, and Microsoft Excel.

$49,549 - $131,068
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$130K
MEDIAN: $99,576
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$0$154K
Salary $49,549 - $131,068
Bonus $4,949 - $37,029
Profit Sharing $10,809
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$49,882 - $154,571
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 66

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $101,092

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Key Stats for Petroleum Geologist

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
26%
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Skills That Affect Petroleum Geologist Salaries

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
▲18%

Petra
▲9%

Microsoft Excel
▲7%

National Average
$101,000

GeoPack
▼55%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
no benefits
None:
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