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Geologist Salary

The average pay for a Geologist is R272,958 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Project Management and Database Management & Reporting. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.
R117,732 - R492,159
(Median)
R120K
R270K
R490K
MEDIAN: R272,958
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Salary
R117,732 - R492,159  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R59,432  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R145,437  
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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R120,081 - R519,522  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 347
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Pay by Experience Level for Geologist

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

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Geologist Reviews

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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Experience Affects Geologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 289%

Experienced
up arrow 56%


National Average
R289,000


Skills That Affect Geologist Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 31%

Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 16%

Microsoft Excel
0%

Microsoft Word
0%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
0%

National Average
R289,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
2%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 17%
vision benefits Vision: 16% employee benefits None: 38%