Geologist Salary

The average pay for a Geologist is R292,958 per year. Experience strongly influences salary for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Database Management & Reporting and Project Management. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

R123,947 - R517,752
(Median)
R120K
R290K
R520K
MEDIAN: R292,958
10%
50%
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National Salary Data (?
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R0R190KR380KR570K
Salary
R123,947 - R517,752  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R55,000  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R30,201  
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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R138,212 - R548,237  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 337
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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: R299,510

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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 270%

Experienced
up arrow 111%


National Average
R300,000


Skills That Affect Geologist Salaries

Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 24%

Project Management
up arrow 14%

National Average
R300,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%




Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 16%
medical benefits
Vision: 15%
dental benefits
None: 39%
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