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Geological and Petroleum Technicians in Colorado

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22.8% Jobs Projection
70 Job Openings
  • Projected employment for Geological and Petroleum Technicians in Colorado is growing faster than average.

How Many Geological and Petroleum Technicians Work in Colorado?

In 2018, there were 720 Geological and Petroleum Technicians working in the state.

There were 790 Geological and Petroleum Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 70 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Geological and Petroleum Technicians in CO Employment Trend

The typical state has 130 Geological and Petroleum Technicians working in it, which means Colorado has more Geological and Petroleum Technicians than average.

Geological and Petroleum Technicians in CO vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Colorado

Jobs for Geological and Petroleum Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 22.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 16.0%.

Job Projections for Geological and Petroleum Technicians: Nation vs. CO

Colorado Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 70 annual job openings, and a total of 700 jobs for Colorado Geological and Petroleum Technicians in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 1,900 annual jobs and 17,400 total jobs in 2026.

What do Geological and Petroleum Technicians Make in Colorado?

Workers in this field were paid a median of $32.24 an hour in 2017.

Top Colorado Metros for Geological and Petroleum Technicians

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Geological and Petroleum Technicians.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Greeley, CO 30 $65,000

Top States for Geological and Petroleum Technicians Employment

The table below shows the states where most Geological and Petroleum Technicians work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 6,000 $53,990
California 1,630 $49,610
Oklahoma 1,250 $45,790
Colorado 720 $0
Louisiana 710 $62,620
Pennsylvania 510 $43,250
Arizona 370 $44,160
Alaska 350 $73,690
New Jersey 310 $0
West Virginia 310 $52,790
Montana 250 $64,050
Utah 210 $48,580
Georgia 200 $60,220
Florida 200 $37,140
Michigan 180 $47,840
Nevada 150 $54,260
Wyoming 150 $58,260
Ohio 130 $48,120
New York 110 $44,730
South Carolina 100 $40,330

Below are the states where Geological and Petroleum Technicians get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New Mexico $89,290
Alaska $73,690
Kentucky $64,590
Montana $64,050
Louisiana $62,620
Georgia $60,220
North Dakota $59,290
Wyoming $58,260
Minnesota $54,550
Nevada $54,260

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