The average pay for a Geologist is R307,756 per year. Experience strongly influences salary for this job. A skill in Database Management & Reporting is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

R168,659 - R696,328
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MEDIAN: R307,756
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National Salary Data (?
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R0R270KR540KR810K
Salary
R168,659 - R696,328  
   
Bonus
R5,068 - R121,217  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R244,679  
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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R176,018 - R796,190  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 129

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Pay by Experience Level for Geologist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R320,121

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Geologist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Geologist?

Geologist in Phalaborwa:
"Tough Environment. Very High Chance Of Being Far From A City."
Pros: Exploration can be exciting at times. Mining becomes dull very quickly but has its moments.
Cons: Far, lonely. Boring. Not much growth if you are white. Can be very difficult on any relationship.

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Key Stats for Geologist

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
048
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Geologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 180%

Experienced
up arrow 79%


National Average
R320,000


Skills That Affect Geologist Salaries

Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 16%

Project Management
up arrow 6%

National Average
R320,000





Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 15%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
dental benefits
None: 39%
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