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Average Salary for U.S. Geological Survey Employees

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Updated: 18 Oct 2014
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U.S. Geological Survey
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U.S. Geological Survey, United States Geological Survey (USGS)
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U.S. Geological Survey typically pays its employees
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 11 U.S. Geological Survey votes.
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[-]Research Scientist (3)
$64,341 - $131,867  
[-]Research Scientist (3)
Salary$66,002 - $134,741  
Total Pay$64,341 - $131,867  
[+]Geologist (3)
$49,254 - $145,100  
[+]Geologist (3)
Salary$48,166 - $128,614  
Bonus$445.94 - $14,554  
Total Pay$49,254 - $145,100  
[+]Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type) (2)
$63,702 - $161,896  
[+]Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type) (2)
Salary$66,114 - $152,943  
Total Pay$63,702 - $161,896  
[+]Geographer (2)
$44,567 - $98,137  
[+]Geographer (2)
Salary$42,097 - $89,867  
Total Pay$44,567 - $98,137  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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