A Hydrogeologist earns an average salary of $60,913 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job. Experience strongly influences income for this job.
Hydrogeologist Total Pay (?
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$45,496 - $103,893
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MEDIAN: $60,912
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Hydrogeologist Total Pay (?
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$15.68 - $35.74
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,496 - $103,893  
   
Bonus
$48.18 - $9,955  
Profit Sharing
$972 - $7,488  
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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$45,033 - $105,585  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 466
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.68 - $35.74  
   
Overtime
$20.65 - $44.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$48.18 - $9,955  
   
Profit Sharing
$972 - $7,488  
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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$45,033 - $105,585  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 466
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Job Description for Hydrogeologist
Hydrogeology deals with distribution and movement of groundwater in the soil and rocks of the earth’s crust. Hydrogeologists usually support technical staff on environmental projects, and their tasks consist of engineering design support, flow and transport modeling support, 3-D hydrogeology visualization, GIS analysis, data entry, and database analysis. These positions usually include field work, and hydrogeologists are often exposed to outdoor elements such as dirt, dust, and inclement weather.
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Hydrogeologist Tasks
  • Know, interpret and meet regulations, laws, and standards.
  • Manage projects, visiting sites, and guiding staff.
  • Assess sites and create project plans for remediation or use of site to meet organization goals.
  • Model and test plans, create technical reports, and forecast costs.
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Pay by Experience Level for Hydrogeologist
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Los Angeles
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Sacramento
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Chicago
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Seattle
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National Average
$62,000
Austin
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Minneapolis
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Experience Affects Hydrogeologist Salaries

National Average
$62,000

Skills That Affect Hydrogeologist Salaries

Environmental Consulting
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National Average
$62,000
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 148 votes.
Gender
Female
19%
female alumni
 
Male
81%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
22%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 7%
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