A Geologist in Denver, Colorado earns an average salary of $59,296 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Data Analysis, Project Management, Data Modeling, and Microsoft Excel. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

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MEDIAN: $59,296
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$40,547 - $121,072  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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About Denver, Colorado

Denver County, Colorado
682,545
Male:
341,137 (50.0%)
Female:
341,408 (50.0%)
Denver (/ˈdɛnvər/), officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The Denver downtown district is located immediately east of the confluence of Cherry Creek with the South Platte River, approximately 12 mi (19 km) east of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Denver is nicknamed the Mile-High City because its official elevation is exactly one mile (5,280 ft or 1,610 m) above sea level, making it one of the highest major cities in the United States. The 105th meridian west of Greenwich, the longitudinal reference for the Mountain Time Zone, passes directly through Denver Union Station. Denver is ranked as a Beta- world city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. With a 2015 estimated...
Denver:
$58,003
Colorado:
$63,909
$1,094
Denver:
$316,700
Colorado:
$283,800
3.2%

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Key Stats for Geologist

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
054
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
10%
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Experience Affects Geologist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 41%


National Average
$64,000


Skills That Affect Geologist Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 17%

Project Management
up arrow 17%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 14%

Data Modeling
up arrow 14%

Environmental Consulting
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Technical Writing
0%

National Average
$64,000

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 92%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
dental benefits
None:
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