Geologist Salary

The average pay for a Geologist is AU$91,310 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

AU$61,141 - AU$136,458
(Median)
AU$61K
AU$91K
AU$140K
MEDIAN: AU$91,310
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AU$24.09 - AU$81.70
(Median)
AU$24
AU$37
AU$82
MEDIAN: AU$36.00
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$61,141 - AU$136,458  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$19,476  
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$40,851  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$60,565 - AU$146,424  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 354
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$100AU$200AU$300
Hourly Rate
AU$24.09 - AU$81.70  
   
Overtime
AU$0.00 - AU$274.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$200KAU$400KAU$600K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$19,476  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$40,851  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$60,565 - AU$146,424  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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Pay by Experience Level for Geologist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$91,688

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Experience Affects Geologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 78%



National Average
AU$92,000


Skills That Affect Geologist Salaries

National Average
AU$92,000

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 1%

geology
up arrow 2%


Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 29%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
medical benefits
Vision: 9%
dental benefits
None: 70%
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