Information About Geological And Petroleum Technicians

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Training

Geological and petroleum technicians need associate degree.

Degrees for Geological and petroleum technicians
Training for Geological And Petroleum Technicians
Percent
Less than High School 8.4
High School 21.8
Some College 27.2
Associates Degree 11.0
Bachelors Degree 24.1
Masters Degree 5.4
Doctorate or Professional Degree 2.1

Employment

Represents about 15,000 people in the United States- 0.0% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 0 more geological and petroleum technicians but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 5,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, geological and petroleum technicians make $27.81 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Geological and petroleum technicians $13.70 $17.40 $23.80 $35.30 $44.70
Life, physical, and social science occupations $15.00 $20.20 $28.50 $40.50 $54.60
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, geological and petroleum technicians make $57,840 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Geological and petroleum technicians $28,600 $36,280 $49,690 $73,490 $93,080
Life, physical, and social science occupations $31,310 $42,020 $59,330 $84,320 $113,620
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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