Geologist Salary (South Africa)

The average salary for a Geologist is R258,054 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.
Geologist Total Pay (?
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R118,263 - R495,898
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MEDIAN: R258,053
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National Salary Data

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R118,263 - R495,898  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R59,031  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R29,590  
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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R119,875 - R526,006  
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Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 334
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Pay by Experience Level for Geologist

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Pay Difference By Location

Pretoria
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National Average
R275,000
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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 310%
Experienced
up arrow 64%
National Average
R275,000

Skills That Affect Geologist Salaries

Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%
National Average
R275,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
35%
female alumni
 
Male
65%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 62% dental benefits Dental: 18%
vision benefits Vision: 17% employee benefits None: 37%
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