Environmental Geologist Salary

An Environmental Geologist earns an average salary of $51,800 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$38,524 - $88,836
(Median)
$39K
$52K
$89K
MEDIAN: $51,800
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90%

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$15.15 - $35.48
(Median)
$15
$18
$35
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$38,524 - $88,836  
   
Bonus
$250.00 - $10,000  
Total Pay (?
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$35,837 - $88,816  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 101
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.15 - $35.48  
   
Overtime
$14.25 - $47.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$250.00 - $10,000  
   
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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$35,837 - $88,816  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Job Description for Environmental Geologist

  • Detail, audit, and report back on remediation efforts and overall success rates.
  • Write up technical reports and recommendations.
  • Create and communicate risk assessment processes and reports.
  • Conduct site assessments, collecting samples and setting up data collection processes.
  • Work with clients to explain environmental needs and update on progress.

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Pay by Experience Level for Environmental Geologist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Environmental Geologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 74%

Experienced
up arrow 48%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Environmental Geologist Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 14%

Environmental Consulting
up arrow 3%

National Average
$52,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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