A person working as a Petroleum Geologist in Sudan typically earns around 63,500 SDG per month. Salaries range from 31,100 SDG (lowest) to 99,000 SDG (highest).
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Petroleum Geologist salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.
Petroleum Geologist salaries in Sudan range from 31,100 SDG per month (minimum salary) to 99,000 SDG per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 64,700 SDG per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Petroleum Geologist(s) are earning less than 64,700 SDG while the other half are earning more than 64,700 SDG. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.
Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of Petroleum Geologist(s) are earning less than 43,100 SDG while 75% of them are earning more than 43,100 SDG. Also from the diagram, 75% of Petroleum Geologist(s) are earning less than 83,500 SDG while 25% are earning more than 83,500 SDG.
Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary
The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Petroleum Geologist salaries by experience level and this is what we found.
A Petroleum Geologist with less than two years of experience makes approximately 36,900 SDG per month.
While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 47,400 SDG per month, 29% more than someone with less than two year's experience.
Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 65,400 SDG per month, 38% more than someone with two to five years of experience.
Additionally, Petroleum Geologist(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 81,000 SDG per month, 24% more than someone with five to ten years of experience.
If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 86,800 SDG per month, 7% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.
Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 92,600 SDG per month, 7% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.
|0 - 2 Years|
|2 - 5 Years||+29%|
|5 - 10 Years||+38%|
|10 - 15 Years||+24%|
|15 - 20 Years||+7%|
We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We broke down Petroleum Geologist salaries by education level in order to make a comparison.
When the education level is Bachelor's Degree, the average salary of a Petroleum Geologist is 43,300 SDG per month.
While someone with a Master's Degree gets a salary of 59,600 SDG per month, 38% more than someone having a Bachelor's Degree degree.
A PhD gets its holder an average salary of 97,700 SDG per month, 64% more than someone with a Master's Degree.
A Master's degree program or any post-graduate program in Sudan costs anywhere from 182,000 Sudanese Pound(s) to 547,000 Sudanese Pound(s) and lasts approximately two years. That is quite an investment.
You can't really expect any salary increases during the study period, assuming you already have a job. In most cases, a salary review is conducted once education is completed and the degree has been attained.
Many people pursue higher education as a tactic to switch into a higher paying job. The numbers seem to support the thoery. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.
If you can afford the costs of higher education, the return on investment is definitely worth it. You should be able to recover the costs in roughly a year or so.
Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Petroleum Geologist employees in Sudan earn 14% more than their female counterparts on average.
Petroleum Geologist(s) in Sudan are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 9% every 29 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 4% granted to employees every 29 months.
The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.
The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency
Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Sudan for the year 2020. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.
A Petroleum Geologist is considered to be a moderate bonus-based job due to the generally limited involvement in direct revenue generation, with exceptions of course. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.
60% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 40% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.
Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 3% to 6% of their annual salary.
The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.Company Performance Bonuses
Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.Goal-Based Bonuses
Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.Holiday / End of Year Bonuses
These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.
People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.
The main two types of jobs
|Revenue Generators||Supporting Cast|
Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.
Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.
Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.
Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.
The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.
The average salary for Petroleum Geologist is 93% more than that of Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining. Also, Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining salaries are 10% less than those of All Jobs.
|Job Title||Average Salary|
|Assistant Yard Manager||33,200 SDG||-48%|
|Associate Analyst||37,000 SDG||-42%|
|Associate Landman||15,500 SDG||-76%|
|Auxiliary Equipment Operator||14,700 SDG||-77%|
|Biomass Plant Technician||17,700 SDG||-72%|
|Biomass Power Plant Manager||51,100 SDG||-19%|
|Chemical Plant Operator||29,000 SDG||-54%|
|Chief Contract Compliance Engineer||34,900 SDG||-45%|
|Completions Engineer||32,800 SDG||-48%|
|Cost Controller||26,300 SDG||-59%|
|Crude Oil Marketing Representative||37,000 SDG||-42%|
|Distribution Manager||47,400 SDG||-25%|
|Dragline Operator||16,700 SDG||-74%|
|Driller Offsider||12,200 SDG||-81%|
|Dump Truck Driver||13,900 SDG||-78%|
|Electric and Gas Operations Manager||77,600 SDG||+22%|
|Energy Advisor||51,000 SDG||-20%|
|Energy Analyst||47,500 SDG||-25%|
|Energy Auditor||42,100 SDG||-34%|
|Energy Dispatch Director||58,800 SDG||-7%|
|Energy Technical Assistant||20,800 SDG||-67%|
|Energy Technical Manager||42,200 SDG||-34%|
|Energy Technical Trainer||31,000 SDG||-51%|
|Exploration Manager||59,900 SDG||-6%|
|Field Safety Auditor||39,500 SDG||-38%|
|Fluids Engineer||33,000 SDG||-48%|
|Fuel Cell Engineer||36,900 SDG||-42%|
|Fuel Cell Technician||17,700 SDG||-72%|
|Fuels Handler||16,000 SDG||-75%|
|Gas Compressor Operator||15,900 SDG||-75%|
|Gas Distribution Plant Operator||29,600 SDG||-53%|
|Gas Supply Manager||52,600 SDG||-17%|
|Geothermal Production Manager||59,700 SDG||-6%|
|Geothermal Technician||24,600 SDG||-61%|
|HSE Engineer||35,200 SDG||-45%|
|HSE Officer||21,500 SDG||-66%|
|HSEQ Administrator||24,000 SDG||-62%|
|Instrument Designer||26,300 SDG||-59%|
|Lead Technical Field Advisor||45,900 SDG||-28%|
|Logistics and Tool Coordinator||30,700 SDG||-52%|
|Maintenance Engineer||33,900 SDG||-47%|
|Maintenance Superintendent||30,600 SDG||-52%|
|Material Controller||22,600 SDG||-64%|
|Mine Engineer||33,800 SDG||-47%|
|Mine Surveyor||36,800 SDG||-42%|
|Mining Project Administrator||29,600 SDG||-53%|
|Mining Project Assistant||24,000 SDG||-62%|
|Mining Project Controls Consultant||38,100 SDG||-40%|
|Mining Project Coordinator||31,200 SDG||-51%|
|Mining Project Engineer||34,800 SDG||-45%|
|Mining Project Manager||42,300 SDG||-33%|
|Mining Site Manager||48,100 SDG||-24%|
|Mining Team Leader||38,400 SDG||-39%|
|NDT Technician||21,100 SDG||-67%|
|Oil Service Unit Operator||19,000 SDG||-70%|
|Oil Trader||45,200 SDG||-29%|
|Oilwell Pumper||13,200 SDG||-79%|
|Petroleum Engineer||37,900 SDG||-40%|
|Petroleum Geologist||63,500 SDG||+0%|
|Petroleum Pump System Operator||18,700 SDG||-71%|
|Pipeline Technician||13,600 SDG||-79%|
|Power Coordinator||20,500 SDG||-68%|
|Power Plant Operations Manager||69,900 SDG||+10%|
|Power Plant Operator||29,700 SDG||-53%|
|Radio Operator||15,000 SDG||-76%|
|Reliability Engineer||35,600 SDG||-44%|
|Reservoir Engineer||31,900 SDG||-50%|
|Risk Analyst||40,700 SDG||-36%|
|Shutdown Engineer||29,600 SDG||-53%|
|Solar Energy Installation Manager||53,000 SDG||-16%|
|Solar Energy Systems Engineer||37,400 SDG||-41%|
|Solar Photovoltaic Installer||23,800 SDG||-63%|
|Solar Thermal Technician||20,500 SDG||-68%|
|Supply Operations Manager||57,700 SDG||-9%|
|Sustainability Specialist||56,800 SDG||-11%|
|System Development Advisor||41,200 SDG||-35%|
|Tanker Truck Driver||13,600 SDG||-79%|
|Utility Operator||18,600 SDG||-71%|
|Wind Energy Project Manager||48,800 SDG||-23%|
|Al Khartoom||70,700 SDG|
Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Sudan earn 10% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.