Geologists with Project Management skills take home an average $64K annually. With some bonuses approaching $16K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $7K, overall incomes of Geologists with Project Management skills spread between $44K and $107K depending on individual performance. This group's pay is mainly influenced by location, followed by career length and the individual firm. Most Geologists with Project Management skills report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Geologists with Project Management skills who answered the questionnnaire. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$44,222 - $104,052
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$44K
$64K
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MEDIAN: $63,911
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$16.39 - $40.18
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$16
$29
$40
MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,222 - $104,052  
   
Bonus
$100.00 - $16,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.21 - $7,047  
Total Pay (?
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$43,881 - $107,121  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 198
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.39 - $40.18  
   
Overtime
$22.09 - $42.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$100.00 - $16,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.21 - $7,047  
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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$43,881 - $107,121  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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Salaries are easily beat at Arcadis, Inc., where median pay comes to just $51K, the lowest in the field. What's more, with base pay starting at $49K and ending at $66K, range in salary is rather small.

Pay by Experience Level for Geologist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Geologists with Project Management skills, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. The average beginner in this position makes around $51K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $66K. Geologists with Project Management skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $72K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $90K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Experience Affects Geologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 40%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$65,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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