A Sr. Geotechnical Engineer earns an average salary of $84,085 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Sr. Geotechnical Engineer Total Pay (?
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$65,192 - $109,506
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MEDIAN: $84,085
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Sr. Geotechnical Engineer Total Pay (?
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$27.09 - $67.27
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MEDIAN: $39.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$65,192 - $109,506  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,478  
Profit Sharing
$643 - $6,040  
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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$66,075 - $115,509  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 177
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$27.09 - $67.27  
   
Overtime
$27.09 - $69.55  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,478  
   
Profit Sharing
$643 - $6,040  
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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$66,075 - $115,509  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 177
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Job Description for Sr. Geotechnical Engineer
  • Design shallow and deep foundations, earth retaining structures, and slope stability analysis of dams and embankments.
  • Conduct field assignments inspecting earth retaining structures including geotechnical instrumentation and monitoring, and deep foundations, tunnels, shallow foundations and drilled shafts.
  • Analyze earthquake response, soil, laboratory testing results, data reports and baseline reports.
  • Manage and lead investigations, analysis, design, and construction support for geotechnical, water resources, and mining projects.
  • Prepare and review technical reports.
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Experience Affects Sr. Geotechnical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%
National Average
$87,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Sr. Geotechnical Engineer Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
0%
Microsoft Word
0%
National Average
$87,000
Project Management
up arrow 2%
Engineering Design
up arrow 3%
AutoCAD
up arrow 5%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 53 votes.
Gender
Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
1%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
55%
20 years or more
18%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 6%
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