Senior Petrophysicist Salary

A Senior Petrophysicist earns an average salary of $164,412 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$101,367 - $216,955
MEDIAN: $164,412

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$101,367 - $216,955  
$7,272 - $50,429  
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$2,061 - $91,705  
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$123,934 - $321,096  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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Job Description for Senior Petrophysicist

Senior petrophysicists are often employed in the mining industry or laboratories which conduct research for educational and general public knowledge. These senior-level employees have in-depth knowledge of rock properties and compositions, both physical and chemical. They are often present in the mining exploration phase and help make decisions regarding where mining should take place and what techniques should be used to keep costs low and maintain safety and quality.


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Experience Affects Senior Petrophysicist Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 8%