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Geological and Petroleum Technician Salary in Sector of Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

The salary statistics of geological and petroleum technicians in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare geological and petroleum technician salaries in different industries within the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Geological and Petroleum Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,440
25th Percentile Wage
$31,690
50th Percentile Wage
$42,740
75th Percentile Wage
$61,620
90th Percentile Wage
$89,820

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for geological and petroleum technicians in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) geological and petroleum technicians is $89,820. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $42,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid geological and petroleum technicians is $23,440.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of geological and petroleum technicians in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$42,740
-18.16% -16.78%
2016
$50,500
-1.64% -
2014
$51,330
-7.68% -
2013
$55,270
9.70% -
2012
$49,910
- -

Compare Geological and Petroleum Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Sector

The average salaries of geological and petroleum technicians in three industries in the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for geological and petroleum technician occupations is the temporary help services industry with an annual salary $49,460. The lowest paying industry is the employment services industry (annual salary $48,530). For detailed geological and petroleum technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Temporary Help Services
$49,460
Administrative and Support Services
$48,530
Employment Services
$48,530

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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