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Geological and Petroleum Technicians in Virginia

Considering a career as a Geological and Petroleum Technician in Virginia?

$42,500 Median Salary
  • Geological and Petroleum Technicians in Virginia earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

What do Geological and Petroleum Technicians Make in Virginia?

In 2018 wages for Geological and Petroleum Technicians ranged from $29,690 to $71,010 with $42,500 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $14.27 to $34.14. The median hourly rate was $20.43.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $17.96 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $2.47.

The median salary in Virginia is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Geological and Petroleum Technicians Earnings: VA vs. National Average

Top Virginia 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
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 40 $45,930
Richmond, VA 30 $40,220

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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