The average salary for a Mid-Career Geologist is $63,480 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Data Modeling and Windows Operating System General Use.

$46,902 - $119,389
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MEDIAN: $63,480
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$18.55 - $48.18
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,902 - $119,389  
   
Bonus
$456.15 - $35,355  
Profit Sharing
$979 - $10,067  
Total Pay (?
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$46,370 - $123,396  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 257
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$18.55 - $48.18  
   
Overtime
$23.70 - $44.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$456.15 - $35,355  
   
Profit Sharing
$979 - $10,067  
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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$46,370 - $123,396  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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Key Stats for Geologist

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.
080
5-9 years
81%
10-19 years
19%
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Skills That Affect Geologist Salaries

Data Modeling
up arrow 13%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 12%


Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$64,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Technical Writing
up arrow 3%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 6%

Environmental Consulting
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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