Geologist with Environmental Consulting Skills Salary

Pay for Geologists with Environmental Consulting skills sits in the ballpark of $54K annually. In the world of Geologists with Environmental Consulting skills, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $7K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $6K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $39K and $86K. While geography and the specific company impact pay for this group, experience level is the most influential factor. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Male Geologists with Environmental Consulting skills are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Most Geologists with Environmental Consulting skills report high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$39,140 - $81,949
(Median)
$39K
$54K
$82K
MEDIAN: $53,902
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$16.50 - $45.96
(Median)
$17
$23
$46
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,140 - $81,949  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,917  
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $5,896  
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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$39,177 - $85,922  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 530
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$16.50 - $45.96  
   
Overtime
$19.68 - $39.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,917  
   
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $5,896  
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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$39,177 - $85,922  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 88
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Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Geologists with Environmental Consulting skills include Arcadis, Inc., URS Corporation Inc., Aecom Corporation, Amec Earth and Environmental, Inc., and CH2M Hill. CH2M Hill offers the largest salaries in town ($69K on average), but the considerable range in workers' salaries creates a rather varied pay scale that stretches from $47K to $128K.

With a median salary of $49K, Arcadis, Inc. provides Geologists with Environmental Consulting skills with the lowest pay in their field; moreover, earnings are capped at only $66K, limiting employee salary growth.

Pay by Experience Level for Geologist

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


Geologists with Environmental Consulting skills with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $45K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $59K. Geologists with Environmental Consulting skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $71K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $83K.

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Experience Affects Geologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 52%

Experienced
up arrow 30%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$54,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 125 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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