Geologist Salary with Environmental Consulting skills

Geologists with Environmental Consulting skills can expect wages of $55K per year on average. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $7K and $6K, respectively — total cash payment to Geologists with Environmental Consulting skills can bottom out near $39K or peak near $92K depending on individual performance. Career duration is the main element affecting pay for this group — the particular city and the specific company are driving factors as well. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most Geologists with Environmental Consulting skills survey respondents are men (75 percent). Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$39,443 - $86,046
(Median)
$39K
$55K
$86K
MEDIAN: $54,673
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90%

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$16.63 - $47.30
(Median)
$17
$23
$47
MEDIAN: $22.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$39,443 - $86,046  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,213  
Profit Sharing
$973 - $5,960  
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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$39,443 - $92,157  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 404
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$16.63 - $47.30  
   
Overtime
$19.71 - $40.73  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,213  
   
Profit Sharing
$973 - $5,960  
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).
)
$39,443 - $92,157  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 77
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URS Corporation Inc., Arcadis, Inc., Amec Earth and Environmental, Inc., Aecom Corporation, and CH2M Hill are leaders in the field that employ a large number of Geologists with Environmental Consulting skills. CH2M Hill offers the largest salaries in town — $72K on average.

With a median salary of $44K, Arcadis, Inc. provides Geologists with Environmental Consulting skills with the lowest pay in their field; moreover, earnings are capped at only $69K, limiting employee salary growth.

Pay by Experience Level for Geologist with Environmental Consulting skills

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


Geologists with Environmental Consulting skills who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $45K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $58K. Geologists with Environmental Consulting skills claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $70K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $90K on average.

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Experience Affects Geologist with Environmental Consulting skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 64%

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$55,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 108 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 10%
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