Geologist Salary (Australia)

The average pay for a Geologist is AU$89,004 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field. Experience strongly influences income for this job.
Geologist Salary (?
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AU$61,196 - AU$122,408
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MEDIAN: AU$89,004
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Geologist Salary (?
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AU$20.23 - AU$59.32
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MEDIAN: AU$36.00
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National Salary Data

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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$61,196 - AU$122,408  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$15,370  
Profit Sharing
AU$250.00 - AU$25,500  
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$60,401 - AU$128,554  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 469
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$100AU$200AU$300
Hourly Rate
AU$20.23 - AU$59.32  
   
Overtime
AU$0.00 - AU$278.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$200KAU$400KAU$600K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$15,370  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$250.00 - AU$25,500  
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$60,401 - AU$128,554  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 54
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Pay by Experience Level for Geologist

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Pay Difference By Location

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AU$91,000
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Experience Affects Geologist Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
AU$91,000

Skills That Affect Geologist Salaries

National Average
AU$91,000
geology
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
35%
female alumni
 
Male
65%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 31% dental benefits Dental: 11%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 68%