Geochemist Salary

A Geochemist earns an average salary of $76,883 per year.

$31,208 - $248,323
$31K
$77K
$250K
MEDIAN: $76,883
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$31,208 - $248,323  
   
Bonus
$10,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,900  
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$31,660 - $244,679  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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Job Description for Geochemist

A geochemist examines and analyzes the chemical composition of the earth's soil, typically using samples from specific areas; these specialized scientists normally work in an environmental capacity. When working for the government, the geochemist often examines and attempts to quantify the impact of industrial and business enterprises on surrounding soil and land quality. In the private sector, companies may employ or subcontract a geochemist to measure these impacts to avoid penalties or sanctions from regulators and/or fulfill company environmental goals.

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Geochemist Tasks

  • Conduct geochemical or burial history modeling of water-rock systems and other data analyses.
  • Collaborate with teams to assess source rock distribution, hydrocarbon volumes, and quality.
  • Perform reservoir characterization through geochemical methods.
  • Collect and analyze field samples and laboratory tests.

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Key Stats for Geochemist

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 11%