Geologist with Environmental Consulting Skills Salary

An average Geologist with Environmental Consulting skills can expect to take home roughly $54K per year. In the world of Geologists with Environmental Consulting skills, total cash compensation can vary between $39K and $81K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $7K and $6K, respectively. This group's pay is mainly influenced by location, followed by tenure and the specific company. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Geologists with Environmental Consulting skills. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,113 - $79,790
$39K
$54K
$80K
MEDIAN: $54,182
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$16.80 - $36.19
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MEDIAN: $22.83
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,113 - $79,790  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,213  
Profit Sharing
$25.00 - $6,000  
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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$39,388 - $81,279  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 396
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$16.80 - $36.19  
   
Overtime
$19.37 - $38.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,213  
   
Profit Sharing
$25.00 - $6,000  
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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$39,388 - $81,279  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 66

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Arcadis, Inc., Aecom Corporation, URS Corporation Inc., CH2M Hill, and Amec Earth and Environmental, Inc. are top-notch employers for Geologists with Environmental Consulting skills in this area. The biggest paychecks can be found at CH2M Hill — the median salary there is $61K.

Geologists with Environmental Consulting skills will find the worst pay at Arcadis, Inc., where the median salary crawls in at $50K. Furthermore, compensation is curbed at $65K, leaving little room for growth.

Pay by Experience Level for Geologist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Geologists with Environmental Consulting skills, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $48K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $60K. Geologists with Environmental Consulting skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $70K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $80K.

Key Stats for Geologist

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 69 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Geologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲47%

Experienced
▲29%

Mid-Career
▲10%

National Average
$55,000

▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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