Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $45K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $58K. Geologists with Environmental Consulting skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $70K. Geologists with Environmental Consulting skills who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $88K.