Experienced Geologist Salary (United States)

An Experienced Geologist earns an average salary of $74,669 per year. A skill in Data Modeling is associated with high pay for this job.
Experienced Geologist Salary (?
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$51,658 - $148,362
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $74,669
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Experienced Geologist Salary (?
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$21.81 - $50.78
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $31.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$51,658 - $148,362  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,087  
Profit Sharing
$498.33 - $63,023  
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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$51,619 - $161,097  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 235
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$21.81 - $50.78  
   
Overtime
$25.27 - $49.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,087  
   
Profit Sharing
$498.33 - $63,023  
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).
)
$51,619 - $161,097  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 37
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Pay Difference By Location

Houston
up arrow 141%
Denver
up arrow 21%
National Average
$74,000
Columbus
up arrow 19%
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Skills That Affect Experienced Geologist Salaries

Data Modeling
up arrow 22%
Project Management
up arrow 2%
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
0%
Technical Writing
0%
National Average
$74,000
Environmental Consulting
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 8%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 9%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 9%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 10%

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Gender

Female
19%
female alumni
 
Male
81%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 11%
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