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Geologist Salary

The average pay for a Geologist is AU$88,931 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

AU$60,714 - AU$123,949
(Median)
AU$61K
AU$89K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$88,931
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90%

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AU$20.13 - AU$59.03
(Median)
AU$20
AU$37
AU$59
MEDIAN: AU$37.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$60,714 - AU$123,949  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$14,858  
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - 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$60,671 - AU$129,259  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 430
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$100AU$200AU$300
Hourly Rate
AU$20.13 - AU$59.03  
   
Overtime
AU$0.00 - AU$271.48  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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AU$0AU$200KAU$400KAU$600K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$14,858  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - 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).
)
AU$60,671 - AU$129,259  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 46

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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

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Experience Affects Geologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 78%



National Average
AU$90,000


Skills That Affect Geologist Salaries

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 2%

geology
0%

National Average
AU$90,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%


Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 31% dental benefits Dental: 11%
vision benefits Vision: 8% employee benefits None: 68%