The average salary for a Mid-Career Geologist is $63,947 per year. A skill in Windows Operating System General Use is associated with high pay for this job.

$47,601 - $108,160
(Median)
$48K
$64K
$110K
MEDIAN: $63,947
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$20.10 - $48.72
(Median)
$20
$26
$49
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,601 - $108,160  
   
Bonus
$446.98 - $32,215  
Profit Sharing
$993 - $10,213  
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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$46,926 - $115,243  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 240
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.10 - $48.72  
   
Overtime
$20.68 - $44.15  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$446.98 - $32,215  
   
Profit Sharing
$993 - $10,213  
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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$46,926 - $115,243  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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Skills That Affect Geologist Salaries

Data Modeling
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Data Analysis
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Project Management
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Microsoft Office
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National Average
$65,000

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Technical Writing
up arrow 4%

Environmental Consulting
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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