Mid-Career Geologist Salary (United States)

A Mid-Career Geologist earns an average salary of $58,938 per year.
Mid-Career Geologist Total Pay (?
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$44,316 - $105,387
(Median)
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71K
110K
MEDIAN: $58,937
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Mid-Career Geologist Total Pay (?
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$20.08 - $33.05
(Median)
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33
MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,316 - $105,387  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,537  
Profit Sharing
$984 - $8,808  
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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$45,105 - $109,497  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 524
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.08 - $33.05  
   
Overtime
$24.08 - $46.65  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,537  
   
Profit Sharing
$984 - $8,808  
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).
)
$45,105 - $109,497  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 524
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Pay Difference By Location
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Denver
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Pittsburgh
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National Average
$61,000
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Geologist Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 9%
Technical Writing
up arrow 7%
Data Modeling
up arrow 6%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%
Windows Operating System General Use
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Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
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National Average
$61,000
Microsoft Office
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Environmental Consulting
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Gender
Female
27%
female alumni
 
Male
73%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 7%
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