Entry-Level Geologist Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Geologist earns an average salary of $50,752 per year.
Entry-Level Geologist Total Pay (?
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$36,063 - $98,752
(Median)
36K
51K
66K
99K
MEDIAN: $50,751
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Entry-Level Geologist Total Pay (?
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$14.12 - $25.77
(Median)
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24
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$36,063 - $98,752  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,424  
Profit Sharing
$499.44 - $14,544  
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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$35,544 - $104,489  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 946
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.12 - $25.77  
   
Overtime
$18.57 - $34.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,424  
   
Profit Sharing
$499.44 - $14,544  
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).
)
$35,544 - $104,489  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 946
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Pay Difference By Location
Tulsa
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Dallas
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Oklahoma City
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Midland
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San Antonio
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Denver
up arrow 19%
Salt Lake City
up arrow 12%
Pittsburgh
up arrow 8%
New York
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National Average
$51,000
Seattle
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Phoenix
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Austin
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Nashville
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Chicago
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Geologist Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 8%
National Average
$51,000
Data Modeling
up arrow 1%
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 12%
Environmental Consulting
up arrow 13%
Technical Writing
up arrow 14%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
27%
female alumni
 
Male
73%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 10%
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