An Entry-Level Geologist earns an average salary of $50,078 per year.

$37,357 - $84,510
(Median)
$37K
$50K
$85K
MEDIAN: $50,077
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$14.74 - $30.25
(Median)
$15
$21
$30
MEDIAN: $21.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$37,357 - $84,510  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,703  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $10,926  
Commission
$6,000  
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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$37,454 - $88,223  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 597
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.74 - $30.25  
   
Overtime
$18.67 - $37.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,703  
   
Commission
$6,000  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $10,926  
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).
)
$37,454 - $88,223  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 104
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Skills That Affect Geologist Salaries

Data Modeling
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Project Management
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Data Analysis
0%

National Average
$50,000

Technical Writing
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Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%


Microsoft Word
up arrow 7%

Windows Operating System General Use
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 72 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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