Geological and Petroleum Technician Salary Information in Utah

The average annual and hourly salaries for geological and petroleum technicians in the state of Utah are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of geological and petroleum technicians among Utah metropolitan areas 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 Utah

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,350
25th Percentile Wage
$39,110
50th Percentile Wage
$55,650
75th Percentile Wage
$84,460
90th Percentile Wage
$119,480

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for geological and petroleum technicians in Utah in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $119,480. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,350.

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.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$55,650
5.44% 18.81%
2016
$52,620
-12.03% -
2015
$58,950
12.11% -
2014
$51,810
-3.24% -
2013
$53,490
15.54% -
2012
$45,180
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Geological and Petroleum Technicians in Utah Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of geological and petroleum technicians in some Utah cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of geological and petroleum technicians in state of Utah ranges from $50,960 to $58,990. The highest paying area for geological and petroleum technicians in Utah is Salt Lake City with a median annual salary of $58,990. The lowest paying area is Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $50,960.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Salt Lake City
$58,990
Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area
$50,960




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