Environmental Geologist Salary

The average salary for an Environmental Geologist is $53,759 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

$38,872 - $92,657
(Median)
$39K
$54K
$93K
MEDIAN: $53,759
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$15.37 - $58.17
(Median)
$15
$18
$58
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$38,872 - $92,657  
   
Bonus
$257.60 - $14,544  
Total Pay (?
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$36,150 - $92,352  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 68
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$15.37 - $58.17  
   
Overtime
$7.66 - $48.94  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$257.60 - $14,544  
   
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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$36,150 - $92,352  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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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 72%

Experienced
up arrow 40%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$55,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 14%
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