Petrophysicist Salary

The average salary for a Petrophysicist is $98,808 per year.

$76,026 - $202,028
$76K
$100K
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MEDIAN: $103,541
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Salary
$76,026 - $202,028  
   
Bonus
$5,872 - $50,335  
Profit Sharing
$5,600  
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$76,596 - $247,746  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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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

Pay by Experience for a Petrophysicist has a positive trend. An entry-level Petrophysicist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $112,000 based on 10 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Petrophysicist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $104,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Petrophysicist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $107,000 based on 9 salaries. A Petrophysicist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $231,000 based on 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $112,283

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Key Stats for Petrophysicist

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Petrophysicist Salaries

Late-Career
▲105%

National Average
$112,000

Entry-Level
▼1%

Experienced
▼5%

Mid-Career
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 92%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None:
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