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Geological Petroleum Technicians Skills

Below are the skills needed to be geological petroleum technicians according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Skill NameImportanceCompetence
Critical Thinking3.753.75
Reading Comprehension3.624
Monitoring3.53.75
Science3.253.62
Writing3.253.25

Geological Petroleum Technicians Abilities

Below are the abilities needed to be geological petroleum technicians according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Ability NameImportanceCompetence
Written Comprehension44.12
Inductive Reasoning3.884
Information Ordering3.883.88
Deductive Reasoning3.753.88
Near Vision3.754

Geological Petroleum Technicians Knowledge

Below are the knowledge areas needed to be geological petroleum technicians according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Knowledge AreaImportanceCompetence
Chemistry3.814.48
English Language3.433.86
Mathematics3.054.29
Computers and Electronics34.1
Engineering and Technology33.52

Geological Petroleum Technicians Work activities

Below are the work activities involved in being geological petroleum technicians according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work ActivityImportanceCompetence
Documenting/Recording Information4.524.19
Processing Information4.245
Interacting With Computers4.193.33
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates4.054.15
Analyzing Data or Information3.954.38

Geological Petroleum Technicians Work styles

Below are the work styles involved in being geological petroleum technicians according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work StyleImportance
Attention to Detail4.52
Integrity4.43
Dependability4.1
Analytical Thinking3.81
Initiative3.67

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for
Geological Petroleum Technicians

Listed below are the 10 largest metro areas based on the total number of people employed in Geological Petroleum Technicians jobs , as of 2017

   
Metro AreaTotal EmploymentAnnual Mean Salary
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land2,520 $82,890
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington800 $75,860
Oklahoma City630 $45,590
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim450 $42,520
Bakersfield320 $56,670
New Orleans-Metairie300 $68,160
Pittsburgh290 $50,500
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale230 N/A
San Antonio-New Braunfels220 $63,950
Tulsa220 $77,490

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Total employment and salary for professions similar to geological petroleum technicians

Source : 2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 23.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

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