Project Geologist Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Project Geologist is $58,207 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Project Geologist Total Pay (?
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$40,946 - $85,076
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MEDIAN: $58,206
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$40,946 - $85,076  
   
Bonus
$494.58 - $5,132  
Profit Sharing
$1.21 - $2,936  
Total Pay (?
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$41,054 - $85,787  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 100
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Job Description for Project Geologist

  • Log soil borings and rock cores, design and oversee groundwater monitoring well installations.
  • Plan, manage, execute, and document environmental sampling activities.
  • Oversee field staff and contractors supporting investigation, remediation, or operation and maintenance activities.
  • Lead field assignments.
  • Oversee construction and support of permitting and environmental compliance and safety practice areas.

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Pay by Experience Level for Project Geologist

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Experience Affects Project Geologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 46%
Experienced
up arrow 20%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$60,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Skills That Affect Project Geologist Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 17%
Environmental Consulting
up arrow 6%
National Average
$60,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
31%
female alumni
 
Male
69%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 8%
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