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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
$26,560
25th Percentile Wage
$37,560
50th Percentile Wage
$50,500
75th Percentile Wage
$72,870
90th Percentile Wage
$93,050

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 $93,050. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $50,500. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid geological and petroleum technicians is $26,560.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart 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 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
201650,500-1.64%1.17%
201451,330-7.68%-
201355,2709.70%-
201249,910--

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 two industries in the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector are shown below. For detailed geological and petroleum technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Employment Services
$52,520
Administrative and Support Services
$52,390

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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