Experienced Geologist Salary

Experienced Geologists can expect to earn an average of $75K per year. Cash earnings for Experienced Geologists — including $29K in bonuses and $55K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $52K to $159K depending on individual performance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. The vast majority (81 percent) of Experienced Geologists who answered the questionnaire are male. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$51,414 - $148,036
(Median)
$51K
$75K
$150K
MEDIAN: $74,926
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50%
90%

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$21.92 - $50.28
(Median)
$22
$31
$50
MEDIAN: $31.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$51,414 - $148,036  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,087  
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $55,000  
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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$51,963 - $159,293  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 267
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$21.92 - $50.28  
   
Overtime
$25.41 - $48.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,087  
   
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $55,000  
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).
)
$51,963 - $159,293  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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Skills That Affect Experienced Geologist Salaries

Project Management
0%

National Average
$74,000

Data Modeling
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Technical Writing
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Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 3%

Environmental Consulting
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 11%
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