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Petroleum Laboratory Assistant Salary
in Knoxville, Tennessee

$68,373 (USD)

Average Salary

$33/hr

Average Hourly

$1,525

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 27, 2020

The average pay for a Petroleum Laboratory Assistant is $68,373 a year and $33 an hour in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States. The average salary range for a Petroleum Laboratory Assistant is between $48,759 and $84,512. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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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Job Summary

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 Knoxville, Tennessee, 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%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
$79,263
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About Knoxville, Tennessee

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Description: Knoxville is a city in the U.S. state of Tennessee, and the county seat of Knox County. As of the 2010 census, the city has a population of 178,874, and is Tennessee's third largest city after Nashville and Memphis. Knoxville is the principal city of the Knoxville Metropolitan Statistical Area, which was 868,546 in 2015.First settled in 1786, Knoxville was the first capital of Tennessee. The city struggled with geographic isolation throughout the early 19th century. The arrival of the railroad in 1855 led to an economic boom. During the Civil War, the city was bitterly divided over the secession issue, and was occupied...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Petroleum Laboratory Assistant is $68,373 a year and $33 an hour in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States. The average salary range for a Petroleum Laboratory Assistant is between $48,759 and $84,512. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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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