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Acoustical Logging Engineer Salary
in Nevada, United States

$69,729 (USD)

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The average pay for an Acoustical Logging Engineer is $69,729 a year and $34 an hour in Nevada, United States. The average salary range for an Acoustical Logging Engineer is between $50,081 and $85,976. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Nevada, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Measures sonar, electrical, or radioactive characteristics of earth formations in oil- or gas-well boreholes to evaluate productivity of oil- or gas-bearing reservoirs, using sonic, electronic, or nuclear measuring instruments: signals hoisting engineer to lower instruments into well, observing oscillograph and meters on control panel to verify operating condition of instruments.
  • Turns dials on control panel to adjust instrument for specified recording and starts recording device when instruments reach bottom of borehole.
  • Prints copies of recorded graphs in truck darkroom developer (photofinishing).
  • Interprets graphs for customer to indicate identity, porosity, oil- or gas-bearing content, and productivity of geological formations.
  • Measures borehole diameters, direction of borehole, and inclination of geological strata, using microcalipers, directional indicators (clinometers), and dipmeters.
  • May be designated according to measuring instruments used as acoustical logging engineer; nuclear logging engineer.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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