Earnings for Experienced Geologists come in at around $73K annually on average. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Experienced Geologists who answered the questionnnaire. The majority of Experienced Geologists claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$50,114 - $112,163
(Median)
$50K
$73K
$110K
MEDIAN: $73,180
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90%

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$24.96 - $72.72
(Median)
$25
$33
$73
MEDIAN: $33.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,114 - $112,163  
   
Bonus
$484.79 - $35,234  
Profit Sharing
$5,087  
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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$52,482 - $125,564  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 191
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$24.96 - $72.72  
   
Overtime
$24.24 - $46.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$484.79 - $35,234  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,087  
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).
)
$52,482 - $125,564  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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Skills That Affect Geologist Salaries

National Average
$74,000

Microsoft Excel
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Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
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Data Modeling
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Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Technical Writing
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Data Analysis
up arrow 4%

Environmental Consulting
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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