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Petrophysicist Salary

A Petrophysicist earns an average salary of $113,727 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.
$87,284 - $196,447
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $113,726
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$87,284 - $196,447  
   
Bonus
$4,085 - $37,602  
Profit Sharing
$4,913 - $30,000  
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).
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$88,408 - $223,730  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 63
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Job Description for Petrophysicist

A petrophyicist is a key cog is the modern oil and gas industry. This person is responsible for analyzing rock properties, as well as chemical and physical evidence of reserves of oil and natural gas. Using that data, they establish models of underground formations. They then coordinate with teams and companies that are searching for new places to drill for energy sources. They are also responsible for updating these models at intervals once they have gathered new evidence. As a petrophysicist, you will lead your own team, and you will be expected to keep your whole team apprised of your findings and where you plan on going next. You will also be expected to confer with other petrophysical teams.

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Pay by Experience Level for Petrophysicist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

Experience Affects Petrophysicist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 83%

Experienced
up arrow 23%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$126,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 4%