An Environmental Geologist earns an average salary of $50,789 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Project Management and Environmental Compliance. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$38,352 - $81,823
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$38K
$51K
$82K
MEDIAN: $50,789
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$13.57 - $31.50
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$14
$18
$32
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$38,352 - $81,823  
   
Bonus
$715 - $5,145  
Total Pay (?
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$35,402 - $80,338  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 114
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.57 - $31.50  
   
Overtime
$21.74 - $45.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$715 - $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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$35,402 - $80,338  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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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

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Experience Affects Environmental Geologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 75%

Experienced
up arrow 47%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Environmental Geologist Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 19%

Environmental Compliance
up arrow 18%

Environmental Consulting
up arrow 3%

National Average
$51,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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