The average pay for a Geologist is AU$95,041 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$57,475 - AU$136,403
AU$57K
AU$95K
AU$140K
MEDIAN: AU$95,041
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AU$22.15 - AU$79.46
AU$22
AU$36
AU$79
MEDIAN: AU$36.12
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$60KAU$120KAU$180K
Salary
AU$57,475 - AU$136,403  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$17,237  
Profit Sharing
AU$2,056  
Total Pay (?
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AU$52,964 - AU$152,449  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 135
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$30AU$60AU$90
Hourly Rate
AU$22.15 - AU$79.46  
   
Overtime
AU$25.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$60KAU$120KAU$180K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$17,237  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$2,056  
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$52,964 - AU$152,449  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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Pay by Experience Level for Geologist

Pay by Experience for a Geologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Geologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 95 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Geologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $105,000 based on 62 salaries. An experienced Geologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $135,000 based on 22 salaries. A Geologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $157,000 based on 10 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$95,738

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Key Stats for Geologist

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Geologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲65%

▲41%

▲10%

National Average
AU$96,000

▼17%

Skills That Affect Geologist Salaries

National Average
AU$96,000



geology
▼6%



Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 30%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
no benefits
None: 70%