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Experienced Geologist Salary

Experienced Geologists take home approximately $75K annually on average. Total cash compensation to Experienced Geologists bottoms out near $52K and approaches $160K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $29K from bonuses and almost $55K from profit sharing. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most Experienced Geologists report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Experienced Geologists (80 percent) who took the survey are men. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$51,035 - $148,362
(Median)
$51K
$75K
$150K
MEDIAN: $74,846
10%
50%
90%

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$21.86 - $50.37
(Median)
$22
$31
$50
MEDIAN: $31.00
10%
50%
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$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$51,035 - $148,362  
   
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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$51,626 - $160,284  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 265
National Hourly Rate 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.
)
$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$21.86 - $50.37  
   
Overtime
$25.36 - $48.85  
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.
)
$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).
)
$51,626 - $160,284  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 40

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Skills That Affect Experienced Geologist Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Data Modeling
0%

National Average
$74,000

Technical Writing
up arrow 1%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 3%

Environmental Consulting
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Common Health Benefits

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