The average salary for a Petrophysicist is $106,712 per year.

$76,522 - $232,699
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$77K
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MEDIAN: $106,712
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$76,522 - $232,699  
   
Bonus
$5,781 - $61,825  
Profit Sharing
$7,000  
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$76,596 - $247,746  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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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

National Average: $116,300

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Experience Affects Petrophysicist Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 25%

National Average
$116,000

Entry-Level
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Mid-Career
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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