Geological and Petroleum Technician Salary and Wage Information
"10% (Low)" indicates that 10% of workers earned less and 90% earned more.
"50% (Median)" indicates that 50% of workers earned less and 50% earned more.
"90% (High)" indicates that 90% of workers earned less and 10% earned more.
"N/A" indicates that data is not available
* The annual salary and wage data presented above represents U.S. based workers with full-time employment and year-round schedules.
Geological and Petroleum Technicians Assist scientists in the use of electrical, sonic, or nuclear measuring instruments in both laboratory and production activities to obtain data indicating potential sources of metallic ore, gas, or petroleum. Analyze mud and drill cuttings. Chart pressure, temperature, and other characteristics of wells or bore holes. Investigate and collect information leading to the possible discovery of new oil fields.
Career Education Finder
Get information on career education programs that could help you increase your earning power.
Career Advancement Degrees
Earning a degree is one of the quickest ways to increase your earning potential and marketability. The degree programs listed below are uniquely designed for
working professionals and students seeking to advance their career opportunities.