Geological and Petroleum Technicians

Geological and petroleum technicians provide support to scientists and engineers in exploring and extracting natural resources, such as minerals, oil, and natural gas.

$54,190

Median US Salary

Associate's degree

Minimum education requirement

Outlook for Geological and Petroleum Technicians

Currently employed

14,820

In the U.S. Total

Job Growth

16%

2016 - 2026 growth rate

Jobs added

1,000 to 4,999

Estimated over the next 10 years

Median Salary by State for Geological and Petroleum Technicians

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10 Highest Paying States

(Median salary)

Alaska $76,620

Colorado $67,060

Kentucky $66,700

Louisiana $63,200

Georgia $61,630

North Dakota $59,280

New Jersey $59,190

Oregon $58,960

Texas $57,270

Utah $55,650

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Maxxing your 401k as Geological and Petroleum Technicians

All numbers based on median salary

% to Max 401k

35.1%

Per paycheck

$731.56

Bi-Weekly Pay Period

Gross Income $2,084.23
Pre Tax Retirement $731.56
Before Taxes $1,352.67
Taxes $405.80
Take Home $946.87

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