The average pay for a Geologist is AU$95,934 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$53,000 - AU$138,120
AU$53K
AU$96K
AU$140K
MEDIAN: AU$95,934
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AU$24.04 - AU$79.46
AU$24
AU$36
AU$79
MEDIAN: AU$36.12
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$60KAU$120KAU$180K
Salary
AU$53,000 - AU$138,120  
   
Bonus
AU$2,013 - AU$17,237  
Profit Sharing
AU$2,500  
Total Pay (?
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AU$51,649 - AU$152,190  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 139
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$30AU$60AU$90
Hourly Rate
AU$24.04 - AU$79.46  
   
Overtime
AU$30.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$60KAU$120KAU$180K
Bonus
AU$2,013 - AU$17,237  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$2,500  
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$51,649 - AU$152,190  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$96,357

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Key Stats for Geologist

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
043
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Geologist Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
AU$96,000


Skills That Affect Geologist Salaries


National Average
AU$96,000

geology
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Microsoft Word
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 28%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
dental benefits
None: 72%
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