Geologist with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Skills Salary

A Geologist with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) skills earns an average salary of $52,241 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience strongly influences pay for this job.

$39,521 - $86,762
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$52K
$87K
MEDIAN: $51,893
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$15.13 - $29.14
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MEDIAN: $20.24
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,521 - $86,762  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,544  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $24,658  
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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$39,395 - $85,414  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 226
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.13 - $29.14  
   
Overtime
$19.39 - $32.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,544  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $24,658  
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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$39,395 - $85,414  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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Pay by Experience Level for Geologist

Pay by Experience for a Geologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Geologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 182 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Geologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 57 salaries. An experienced Geologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 27 salaries. A Geologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,817

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Key Stats for Geologist

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Geologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲89%

Experienced
▲52%

Mid-Career
▲17%

National Average
$52,000

▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 12%
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