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Geologist Salary

The average pay for a Geologist is AU$89,200 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.
AU$61,572 - AU$123,549
(Median)
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MEDIAN: AU$89,200
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AU$20.00 - AU$60.00
(Median)
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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$61,572 - AU$123,549  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$15,184  
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$11,335  
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$60,724 - AU$130,036  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 451
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$100AU$200AU$300
Hourly Rate
AU$20.00 - AU$60.00  
   
Overtime
AU$0.00 - AU$276.17  
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$15,184  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$11,335  
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$60,724 - AU$130,036  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 49
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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

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Geologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 49%



National Average
AU$90,000


Skills That Affect Geologist Salaries

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 4%

geology
0%

National Average
AU$90,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 52 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: 12%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 68%