An Exploration Geologist earns an average salary of $91,422 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$58,687 - $167,382
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MEDIAN: $91,421
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$58,687 - $167,382  
   
Bonus
$1,546 - $29,087  
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$57,184 - $178,697  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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Job Description for Exploration Geologist

  • Scope and schedule work, including identifying risks.
  • Analyze and model data to create recommendations.
  • Visit sites, collect data, and direct activities to increase knowledge.
  • Work with geology staff and communicate needs and project goals.

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Experience Affects Exploration Geologist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 23%

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$96,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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