Petroleum Geologist Salary

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The average yearly salary for Petroleum Geologist is $82,450. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a Petroleum Geologist, you could expect a starting pay rate of $67,900 annually. As is true for most jobs and careers, you can expect your hourly pay rate or salary to increase as you gain experience and the longer you are employed with the same employer. You could potentially make an average income of around $97,000 after several years on the job with increased wages. When pursuing your career of choice, you should compare salaries of similar professions and factor in variables such as health benefits and potential for raises and promotions over time.


Yearly Petroleum Geologist Pay Statistics

Average Yearly Petroleum Geologist Salary

$65,960 - $98,940

Starting Yearly Petroleum Geologist Salary

$54,320 - $81,480

Top Yearly Petroleum Geologist Salary

$77,600 - $116,400

Monthly Petroleum Geologist Pay Statistics

Average Monthly Petroleum Geologist Salary

$5,497 - $8,245

Starting Monthly Petroleum Geologist Salary

$4,527 - $6,790

Top Monthly Petroleum Geologist Salary

$6,467 - $9,700

Hourly Petroleum Geologist Pay Statistics

Average Hourly Petroleum Geologist Salary

$29 - $44

Starting Hourly Petroleum Geologist Salary

$24 - $36

Top Hourly Petroleum Geologist Salary

$35 - $52


Petroleum Geologist Gender and Age Stats


Some professions tend to be geared toward various age groups of workers and certain genders more than others. The average Petroleum Geologist age in the United States is 38 years old. As it pertains to men vs women, 49% of Petroleum Geologist are male in the United States, and 51% of the Petroleum Geologist are female in the United States.

National Salary Data for Petroleum Geologist


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