The average pay for a Geologist is AU$92,908 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

AU$52,069 - AU$136,332
(Median)
AU$52K
AU$93K
AU$140K
MEDIAN: AU$92,908
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AU$23.67 - AU$81.09
(Median)
AU$24
AU$37
AU$81
MEDIAN: AU$37.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$52,069 - AU$136,332  
   
Bonus
AU$2,027 - AU$17,181  
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$51,409 - AU$149,212  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 145
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$28AU$56AU$84
Hourly Rate
AU$23.67 - AU$81.09  
   
Overtime
AU$45.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$60KAU$120KAU$180K
Bonus
AU$2,027 - AU$17,181  
   
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$51,409 - AU$149,212  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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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$93,922

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Experience Affects Geologist Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 28%


National Average
AU$94,000


Skills That Affect Geologist Salaries


National Average
AU$94,000

geology
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Microsoft Word
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 27%
dental benefits
Dental: 15%
medical benefits
Vision: 14%
dental benefits
None: 73%
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