Geological and Petroleum Technician Salary Information in South Dakota

The average annual and hourly salaries for geological and petroleum technicians in the state of South Dakota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of geological and petroleum technicians amongst South Dakota cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Geological and Petroleum Technicians in South Dakota

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,900
25th Percentile Wage
$24,540
50th Percentile Wage
$29,420
75th Percentile Wage
$42,700
90th Percentile Wage
$46,560

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for geological and petroleum technicians in South Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $46,560. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $29,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,900.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of geological and petroleum technicians from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
2014
$29,420
-20.39% -20.39%
2012
$35,420
- -




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