Geologist in Denver, Colorado Salary

A Geologist in Denver, Colorado earns an average salary of $68,400 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Data Analysis is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$45,958 - $127,233
$46K
$68K
$130K
MEDIAN: $68,400
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$46,915 - $137,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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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
24 %
Male
76 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Geologist Salaries

Experienced
▲30%

▲12%

National Average
$69,000

▼18%

Skills That Affect Geologist Salaries

Data Analysis
▲19%

Data Modeling
▲9%

Project Management
▲6%


National Average
$69,000

Environmental Consulting
▼3%

Microsoft Office
▼6%

Technical Writing
▼8%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
▼15%

Microsoft Word
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
no benefits
None: