Experienced Geologist Salary

The average Experienced Geologist can expect to rake in roughly $75K per year. Total cash compensation to Experienced Geologists bottoms out near $52K and approaches $161K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $29K from bonuses and almost $55K from profit sharing. The majority of Experienced Geologists claim high levels of job satisfaction. Male Experienced Geologists far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$51,317 - $148,527

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$21.86 - $50.37

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$51,317 - $148,527  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $28,746  
Profit Sharing
$397.32 - $55,369  
Total Pay (?
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$51,857 - $160,641  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 274
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$21.86 - $50.37  
   
Overtime
$25.55 - $48.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $28,746  
   
Profit Sharing
$397.32 - $55,369  
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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$51,857 - $160,641  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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Skills That Affect Experienced Geologist Salaries

Project Management
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National Average
$74,000

Technical Writing
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Data Modeling
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Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
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Environmental Consulting
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Microsoft Excel
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Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
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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: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 11%
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