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Mud Analysis Well Logging Operator Salary
in Idaho, United States

$60,532 (USD)

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Last updated: February 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Mud Analysis Well Logging Operator is $60,532 a year and $29 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Mud Analysis Well Logging Operator is between $43,476 and $74,636. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Idaho, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Analyzes mud and drill cuttings that are circulated through oil- or gas-well boreholes during drilling operations, using special testing equipment, to detect presence of oil or gas, and interprets findings to locate productive stratum: attaches pump-stroke counter, mud-tank level indicator, and other measurement devices to drilling rig equipment, and connects electrical conductor cables to measurement devices and drilling rig monitoring instruments to prepare field laboratory for testing of mud and well cuttings.
  • Detects presence of gas in mud by reading dial of gas-detection meter hooked up to detection devices in mud.
  • Collects mud and drill cutting samples during drilling operations, and inspects samples to determine nature of earth formations encountered and presence of oil or gas in formation, using ultraviolet light, microscope, and other laboratory equipment.
  • Keeps records of dial readings and tests made, and calculates depth of formations found to contain gas or oil.
  • Performs minor repairs to electrical and mechanical equipment.
Mud Analysis Well Logging Operator Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: Geological and Petroleum Technicians

Job family population: 14,820

Estimated population of Mud Analysis Well Logging Operator jobs: 1,008

Rate of error: 4.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Mud Analysis Well Logging Operator Job Listings for Idaho, United States

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Community Sales Manager
Jan 22
Boise, ID, USA
Hawthorn Senior Living
We pride ourselves on hard-work, integrity, operating with total transparency and believing that ... well with other team members toward achieving occupancy goals and resident satisfaction. · ...
Customer Service / Contract Specialist
Jan 30
Boise, ID, USA
Review current value proposition, strategies, and operating plans and agree on the immediate and ... as well as an executive presence; * Must demonstrate analytical thinking, organization, and ...
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