The average pay for a Geologist is R313,112 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.

R172,500 - R798,106
R170K
R310K
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MEDIAN: R313,112
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National Salary Data (?
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R0R310KR620KR930K
Salary
R172,500 - R798,106  
   
Bonus
R4,966 - R176,174  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R250,000  
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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R180,802 - R915,663  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 119
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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: R331,408

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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
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Geologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲339%

Experienced
▲81%

▲30%

National Average
R331,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Geologist Salaries

Database Management & Reporting
▲12%

Project Management
▲3%

National Average
R331,000





Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
dental benefits
None: 37%
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