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Petroleum Laboratory Assistant Salary

$75,353 (USD)

Average Salary

$36/hr

Average Hourly

$1,680

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 10, 2019

The average pay for a Petroleum Laboratory Assistant is $75,353 a year and $36 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Petroleum Laboratory Assistant is between $53,737 and $93,140. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Tests sand, shale, and other earth materials to determine petroleum and mineral content and physical characteristics: performs routine chemical or physical tests of earth samples in field or laboratory to determine content of hydrocarbon or other minerals indicating presence of petroleum and mineral deposits.
  • Tests core samples brought up during well drilling to determine permeability and porosity of sample, fluid content of sand and shale, salinity of drilling mud, and other conditions affecting oil well drilling operations.
Petroleum Laboratory Assistant Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Geological and Petroleum Technicians

Job family population: 15,060

Estimated population of Petroleum Laboratory Assistant jobs: 1,087

Rate of error: 4.4%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$87,355
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Petroleum Laboratory Assistant Job Listings for United States

Process Engineer
Nov 27
us
MP Materials
... laboratory test work as needed to investigate, troubleshoot, and improve operations · Assist with ... a chemical, mining, petroleum or heavy industrial setting preferred · Experience with the ...

The average pay for a Petroleum Laboratory Assistant is $75,353 a year and $36 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Petroleum Laboratory Assistant is between $53,737 and $93,140. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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