The average salary for a Hydrogeologist is $62,430 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.
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$45,649 - $96,599
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MEDIAN: $62,430
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$16.27 - $39.62
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$45,649 - $96,599  
   
Bonus
$150.00 - $10,084  
Profit Sharing
$98.63 - $7,432  
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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$45,341 - $98,158  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 224
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$16.27 - $39.62  
   
Overtime
$22.65 - $44.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$150.00 - $10,084  
   
Profit Sharing
$98.63 - $7,432  
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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$45,341 - $98,158  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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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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National Average: $61,644

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Experience Affects Hydrogeologist Salaries




National Average
$62,000


Skills That Affect Hydrogeologist Salaries


Environmental Consulting
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Data Modeling
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Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
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Technical Writing
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National Average
$62,000

Microsoft Word
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Design
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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