Experienced Geologist Salary

Median pay for Experienced Geologists lies in the neighborhood of $74K annually. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Most Experienced Geologists survey respondents are men (74 percent). For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$51,305 - $118,140
$51K
$74K
$120K
MEDIAN: $73,996
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90%

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$25.17 - $51.52
$25
$34
$52
MEDIAN: $33.61
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,305 - $118,140  
   
Bonus
$494.93 - $35,886  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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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$52,380 - $124,193  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 183
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$25.17 - $51.52  
   
Overtime
$23.15 - $64.56  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$494.93 - $35,886  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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).
)
$52,380 - $124,193  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Key Stats for Geologist

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
10-19 years
89%
20 years or more
11%
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Skills That Affect Geologist Salaries

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
▲3%

Microsoft Excel
▲2%

Data Modeling
▼0%

National Average
$76,000

Project Management
▼4%

Data Analysis
▼4%

Microsoft Word
▼5%

Technical Writing
▼6%

Microsoft Office
▼6%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼7%

Environmental Consulting
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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