Experienced Geologist Salary

Experienced Geologists pull down an average of $75K per year. In the world of Experienced Geologists, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $25K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $55K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $52K and $157K. The vast majority of Experienced Geologists (81 percent) who took the survey are men. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$51,317 - $146,899
(Median)
$51K
$75K
$150K
MEDIAN: $74,571
10%
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
$51,317 - $146,899  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,466  
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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$51,884 - $157,194  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 264
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 (?
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
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,466  
   
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).
)
$51,884 - $157,194  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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Skills That Affect Experienced Geologist Salaries

Project Management
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Data Modeling
0%

National Average
$74,000

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
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Technical Writing
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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
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 11%
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