HOME BROWSE SALARIES BEST PAYING JOBS
Browse Salaries
Best Paying Jobs
Salary Increase Letters
Career Articles

Petroleum Geologist Average Salary in Philippines 2021

How much money does a Petroleum Geologist make in Philippines?


Average Monthly Salary
73,900 PHP
( 886,000 PHP yearly)

LOW
34,000
PHP
AVERAGE
73,900
PHP
HIGH
117,000
PHP

A person working as a Petroleum Geologist in Philippines typically earns around 73,900 PHP per month. Salaries range from 34,000 PHP (lowest) to 117,000 PHP (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 Salary Distribution in Philippines

Median and salary distribution monthly Philippines Petroleum Geologist
Share This Chart
        Get Chart Linkhttp://www.salaryexplorer.com/charts/philippines/oil-gas-energy-mining/petroleum-geologist/median-and-salary-distribution-monthly-philippines-petroleum-geologist.jpg

The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Petroleum Geologist salaries in Philippines range from 34,000 PHP per month (minimum salary) to 117,000 PHP per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 79,800 PHP per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Petroleum Geologist(s) are earning less than 79,800 PHP while the other half are earning more than 79,800 PHP. 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.

  • Percentiles

    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 51,200 PHP while 75% of them are earning more than 51,200 PHP. Also from the diagram, 75% of Petroleum Geologist(s) are earning less than 106,000 PHP while 25% are earning more than 106,000 PHP.


What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

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

Petroleum Geologist Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does experience and age affect your pay?

Salary comparison by years of experience monthly Philippines Petroleum Geologist
Share This Chart
        Get Chart Linkhttp://www.salaryexplorer.com/charts/philippines/oil-gas-energy-mining/petroleum-geologist/salary-comparison-by-years-of-experience-monthly-philippines-petroleum-geologist.jpg

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 38,600 PHP per month.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 51,500 PHP per month, 34% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 76,100 PHP per month, 48% more than someone with two to five years of experience.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Additionally, Petroleum Geologist(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 92,800 PHP per month, 22% 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 101,000 PHP per month, 9% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.

Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 110,000 PHP per month, 8% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.


Petroleum Geologist average salary change by experience in Philippines

0 - 2 Years
38,600 PHP
2 - 5 Years+34%
51,500 PHP
5 - 10 Years+48%
76,100 PHP
10 - 15 Years+22%
92,800 PHP
15 - 20 Years+9%
101,000 PHP
20+ Years+8%
110,000 PHP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

Salary Comparison By Experience Level
Share This Chart
        Get Chart Linkhttp://www.salaryexplorer.com/images/salary-by-experience.jpg

Petroleum Geologist Salary Comparison By Education

How do education levels affect salaries?

Displayed below is the average salary difference between different Petroleum Geologist(s) who have the same experience but different education levels.

Salary comparison by education level monthly Philippines Petroleum Geologist
Share This Chart
        Get Chart Linkhttp://www.salaryexplorer.com/charts/philippines/oil-gas-energy-mining/petroleum-geologist/salary-comparison-by-education-level-monthly-philippines-petroleum-geologist.jpg

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 44,000 PHP per month.

While someone with a Master's Degree gets a salary of 69,000 PHP per month, 57% more than someone having a Bachelor's Degree degree.

A PhD gets its holder an average salary of 116,000 PHP per month, 68% more than someone with a Master's Degree.


Petroleum Geologist average salary difference by education level in Philippines

Bachelor's Degree
44,000 PHP
Master's Degree+57%
69,000 PHP
PhD+68%
116,000 PHP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Is a Master's degree or an MBA worth it? Should you pursue higher education?

A Master's degree program or any post-graduate program in Philippines costs anywhere from 223,000 Philippine Peso(s) to 669,000 Philippine Peso(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.


Typical Salary Difference by Education for Most Careers

Salary Comparison By Education Level
Share This Chart
        Get Chart Linkhttp://www.salaryexplorer.com/images/salary-comparison-by-education.jpg


Petroleum Geologist Salary Comparison By Gender

Salary comparison by gender monthly Philippines Petroleum Geologist
Share This Chart
        Get Chart Linkhttp://www.salaryexplorer.com/charts/philippines/oil-gas-energy-mining/petroleum-geologist/salary-comparison-by-gender-monthly-philippines-petroleum-geologist.jpg

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 Philippines earn 15% more than their female counterparts on average.

Male
78,900 PHP
Female-13%
68,800 PHP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Philippines for all Careers

Salary comparison by gender monthly Philippines
Share This Chart
        Get Chart Linkhttp://www.salaryexplorer.com/charts/philippines/salary-comparison-by-gender-monthly-philippines.jpg

Petroleum Geologist Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Philippines

How much are annual salary increments in Philippines for Petroleum Geologist(s)? How often do employees get salary raises?

Petroleum Geologist

Petroleum Geologist(s) in Philippines are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 13% every 18 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 8% granted to employees every 18 months.

Annual Salary Increment Rate Philippines Petroleum Geologist
Share This Chart
        Get Chart Linkhttp://www.salaryexplorer.com/charts/philippines/oil-gas-energy-mining/petroleum-geologist/annual-salary-increment-rate-philippines-petroleum-geologist.jpg


The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

Philippines / All Professions

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.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

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

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in Philippines is 5%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2020

Banking
9%
Energy
9%
Information Technology
9%
Healthcare
9%
Travel
9%
Construction
9%
Education
9%

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Philippines 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.


Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

Share This Chart
        Get Chart Linkhttp://www.salaryexplorer.com/images/salary-increment-world.jpg

Petroleum Geologist Bonus and Incentive Rates in Philippines

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Philippines Petroleum Geologist
Share This Chart
        Get Chart Linkhttp://www.salaryexplorer.com/charts/philippines/oil-gas-energy-mining/petroleum-geologist/annual-salary-bonus-rate-philippines-petroleum-geologist.jpg

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.

41% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 59% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 2% to 7% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
59%
No Bonus
41%

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

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.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

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.


What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting 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.

Example:
A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

Example:
A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.


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.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

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.

Petroleum Geologist Average Hourly Wage in Philippines


430 PHP per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Philippines is 430 PHP. This means that the average Petroleum Geologist in Philippines earns approximately 430 PHP for every worked hour.


Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

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.

Petroleum Geologist VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Petroleum Geologist and Oil  / Gas / Energy / Mining monthly Philippines
Share This Chart
        Get Chart Linkhttp://www.salaryexplorer.com/charts/philippines/oil-gas-energy-mining/petroleum-geologist/salary-comparison-between-petroleum-geologist-and-oil-gas-energy-mining-monthly-philippines.jpg

The average salary for Petroleum Geologist is 84% more than that of Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining. Also, Oil / Gas / Energy / Mining salaries are 10% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Assistant Yard Manager36,700 PHP-50%
Associate Analyst43,600 PHP-41%
Associate Landman18,300 PHP-75%
Auxiliary Equipment Operator15,600 PHP-79%
Biomass Plant Technician20,400 PHP-72%
Biomass Power Plant Manager57,000 PHP-23%
Chemical Plant Operator32,600 PHP-56%
Chief Contract Compliance Engineer39,600 PHP-46%
Completions Engineer38,600 PHP-48%
Cost Controller28,000 PHP-62%
Crude Oil Marketing Representative41,800 PHP-43%
Dispatcher16,800 PHP-77%
Distribution Manager55,000 PHP-26%
Dragline Operator18,100 PHP-75%
Driller Offsider13,800 PHP-81%
Dump Truck Driver15,000 PHP-80%
Electric and Gas Operations Manager87,800 PHP+19%
Energy Advisor61,200 PHP-17%
Energy Analyst57,200 PHP-23%
Energy Auditor49,000 PHP-34%
Energy Dispatch Director71,000 PHP-4%
Energy Technical Assistant24,800 PHP-66%
Energy Technical Manager46,700 PHP-37%
Energy Technical Trainer35,300 PHP-52%
Exploration Manager70,000 PHP-5%
Field Safety Auditor43,700 PHP-41%
Fluids Engineer38,300 PHP-48%
Fuel Cell Engineer43,100 PHP-42%
Fuel Cell Technician20,000 PHP-73%
Fuels Handler18,100 PHP-75%
Gas Compressor Operator17,800 PHP-76%
Gas Distribution Plant Operator32,100 PHP-57%
Gas Supply Manager63,400 PHP-14%
Geologist72,900 PHP-1%
Geophysicist71,100 PHP-4%
Geothermal Production Manager71,000 PHP-4%
Geothermal Technician28,300 PHP-62%
HSE Engineer40,500 PHP-45%
HSE Officer23,900 PHP-68%
HSEQ Administrator27,000 PHP-63%
Inspector35,900 PHP-51%
Instructor31,700 PHP-57%
Instrument Designer30,700 PHP-58%
Lead Technical Field Advisor52,100 PHP-29%
Logistics and Tool Coordinator33,200 PHP-55%
Maintenance Engineer39,000 PHP-47%
Maintenance Superintendent36,300 PHP-51%
Material Controller27,000 PHP-63%
Mine Engineer38,100 PHP-48%
Mine Surveyor44,400 PHP-40%
Mining Project Administrator33,800 PHP-54%
Mining Project Assistant27,300 PHP-63%
Mining Project Controls Consultant46,300 PHP-37%
Mining Project Coordinator34,200 PHP-54%
Mining Project Engineer36,800 PHP-50%
Mining Project Manager49,400 PHP-33%
Mining Site Manager53,700 PHP-27%
Mining Team Leader44,300 PHP-40%
NDT Technician24,800 PHP-66%
Oil Service Unit Operator21,600 PHP-71%
Oil Trader50,000 PHP-32%
Oilwell Pumper14,400 PHP-81%
Petroleum Engineer 45,900 PHP-38%
Petroleum Geologist73,900 PHP+0%
Petroleum Pump System Operator22,400 PHP-70%
Pipeline Technician15,300 PHP-79%
Power Coordinator24,500 PHP-67%
Power Plant Operations Manager76,100 PHP+3%
Power Plant Operator31,800 PHP-57%
Radio Operator17,600 PHP-76%
Reliability Engineer39,000 PHP-47%
Reservoir Engineer36,000 PHP-51%
Risk Analyst46,800 PHP-37%
Roughneck42,500 PHP-42%
Scaffolder26,600 PHP-64%
Shutdown Engineer32,000 PHP-57%
Solar Energy Installation Manager59,500 PHP-19%
Solar Energy Systems Engineer40,700 PHP-45%
Solar Photovoltaic Installer24,900 PHP-66%
Solar Thermal Technician25,400 PHP-66%
Supply Operations Manager65,800 PHP-11%
Sustainability Specialist65,200 PHP-12%
System Development Advisor43,500 PHP-41%
Tanker Truck Driver15,100 PHP-80%
Utility Operator21,800 PHP-70%
Wind Energy Project Manager56,500 PHP-24%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Antipolo77,300 PHP
Cagayan de Oro71,800 PHP
Cebu76,500 PHP
Dasmarinas66,700 PHP
Davao85,300 PHP
Kalookan80,000 PHP
Las Pinas70,900 PHP
Makati67,600 PHP
Manila85,100 PHP
Paranaque75,800 PHP
Pasig73,800 PHP
Quezon City88,900 PHP
Taguig82,300 PHP
Valenzuela72,900 PHP

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Philippines earn 12% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
42,100 PHP
Public Sector+12%
47,100 PHP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Browse Salaries

Salary Increase Letters

Best Paying Jobs
HomePrivacy PolicySalary Comparison

©Salary Explorer 2021