A Geologist with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) skills earns an average salary of $51,951 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

$39,359 - $89,091
(Median)
$39K
$52K
$89K
MEDIAN: $51,950
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$17.00 - $29.02
(Median)
$17
$22
$29
MEDIAN: $22.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary 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$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$39,359 - $89,091  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,295  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $97,871  
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).
)
$39,594 - $87,455  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 220
National Hourly Rate 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$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$17.00 - $29.02  
   
Overtime
$18.75 - $37.35  
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
$0.00 - $14,295  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $97,871  
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).
)
$39,594 - $87,455  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 34
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Employers: Start Here »

Geologist Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay by Experience Level for Geologist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Employers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Geologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 90%

Experienced
up arrow 41%

Mid-Career
up arrow 22%

National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 10%
ADVERTISEMENT