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.

$38,354 - $78,547
$38K
$50K
$79K
MEDIAN: $50,313
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$12.39 - $27.70
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MEDIAN: $20.49
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$38,354 - $78,547  
   
Bonus
$306.39 - $5,145  
Total Pay (?
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$35,326 - $75,368  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 102
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.39 - $27.70  
   
Overtime
$22.17 - $38.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$306.39 - $5,145  
   
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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$35,326 - $75,368  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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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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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.

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Key Stats for Environmental Geologist

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Environmental Geologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲52%

Experienced
▲42%

Mid-Career
▲11%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
▼13%

Skills That Affect Environmental Geologist Salaries

Environmental Compliance
▲20%

Project Management
▲20%


National Average
$51,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 6%