Hydrogeologist Salary

The average salary for a Hydrogeologist is $64,103 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.
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$46,001 - $98,162
$46K
$64K
$98K
MEDIAN: $64,103
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$18.20 - $39.50
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MEDIAN: $24.50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,001 - $98,162  
   
Bonus
$145.44 - $10,365  
Profit Sharing
$100.00 - $7,332  
Total Pay (?
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$45,671 - $100,492  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 219
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$18.20 - $39.50  
   
Overtime
$22.65 - $38.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$145.44 - $10,365  
   
Profit Sharing
$100.00 - $7,332  
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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$45,671 - $100,492  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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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

  • 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.
  • Know, interpret and meet regulations, laws, and standards.
  • Manage projects, visiting sites, and guiding staff.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,822

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Key Stats for Hydrogeologist

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Hydrogeologist Salaries

▲32%

▲29%

▲9%

National Average
$63,000

▼18%

Skills That Affect Hydrogeologist Salaries





National Average
$63,000


Technical Writing
▼2%



Design
▼7%

Data Analysis
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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