Environmental Geologist Salary

The average salary for an Environmental Geologist is $50,313 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Project Management and Environmental Compliance. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$38,378 - $78,001
$38K
$50K
$78K
MEDIAN: $49,937
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$12.13 - $27.00
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MEDIAN: $21.55
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$0$78K
Salary $38,378 - $78,001
Bonus $300.00 - $5,168
Total Pay (?
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$36,658 - $75,194
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 96
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $12.13 - $27.00
Overtime $22.09 - $40.13
Annual Data $0$75K
Bonus $300.00 - $5,168
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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$36,658 - $75,194
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 19

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Job Description for Environmental Geologist

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

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Popular Skills for Environmental Geologist

Pay by Experience Level for Environmental Geologist

Pay by Experience for an Environmental Geologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Environmental Geologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 87 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Environmental Geologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Environmental Geologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 19 salaries. An Environmental Geologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 8 salaries.

Environmental Geologist Advice

Q: What is it like working as an Environmental Geologist?

Environmental Geologist in Fairbanks:
Say what you think, and don't be afraid to make mistakes. Communicate, communicate, communicate.

Environmental Geologist in Richland:
"Work flexability."
Pros: Able to travel all over for work purposes.
Cons:

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Key Stats for Environmental Geologist

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Environmental Geologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲53%

Experienced
▲43%

Mid-Career
▲12%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
▼13%

Skills That Affect Environmental Geologist Salaries

Project Management
▲22%

Environmental Compliance
▲21%


National Average
$50,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 6%
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