Mid-Career Geologist Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Mid-Career Geologist is $60,527 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.
Mid-Career Geologist Salary (?
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$45,439 - $112,441
(Median)
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73K
110K
MEDIAN: $60,526
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Mid-Career Geologist Salary (?
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$19.87 - $37.47
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,439 - $112,441  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,547  
Profit Sharing
$976 - $12,208  
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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$46,098 - $120,067  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 447
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.87 - $37.47  
   
Overtime
$23.88 - $47.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,547  
   
Profit Sharing
$976 - $12,208  
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).
)
$46,098 - $120,067  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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Pay Difference By Location

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Denver
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National Average
$62,000
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Geologist Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 11%
Technical Writing
up arrow 6%
Data Modeling
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 1%
Windows Operating System General Use
0%
National Average
$62,000
Environmental Consulting
up arrow 7%

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Gender

Female
28%
female alumni
 
Male
72%
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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