Petroleum Geologist in Houston, Texas Salary
Petroleum Geologists in Houston receive generous compensation — earning an average of $120K per year, their standard salaries shoot well into the six-figure range. Career duration and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Male Petroleum Geologists in Houston, Texas are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Houston Petroleum Geologists. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
|Salary||$65,436 - $180,716|
|Bonus||$4,966 - $38,690|
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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).)
|$71,490 - $211,408|
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Pay by Experience Level for Petroleum Geologist
Pay by Experience for a Petroleum Geologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Petroleum Geologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 17 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Petroleum Geologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $150,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Petroleum Geologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $182,000 based on 17 salaries. A Petroleum Geologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $210,000 based on 5 salaries.
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