Late-Career Sr. Geologist Salary

Late-Career Senior Geologists can expect to earn a very comfortable salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $102K) surpassing six figures annually. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Men make up the vast majority of Late-Career Senior Geologists (84 percent) who took the survey. The majority of Late-Career Senior Geologists claim high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$82,712 - $222,172
$83K
$100K
$220K
MEDIAN: $102,295
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$36.16 - $100.84
$44
MEDIAN: $44.50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$90K$180K$270K
Salary
$82,712 - $222,172  
   
Bonus
$1,003 - $25,492  
Profit Sharing
$3,500  
Total Pay (?
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$82,025 - $246,629  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 45
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$44.50  
   
Overtime
$44.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$90K$180K$270K
Bonus
$1,003 - $25,492  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,500  
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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$82,025 - $246,629  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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Key Stats for Sr. Geologist

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Sr. Geologist Salaries

Borehole Formation Evaluation (FE)
▲118%

Oil and Gas Formation Evaluation
▲71%

Design
▲3%

National Average
$107,000

Project Management
▼11%

Environmental Consulting
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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