The average pay for a Geologist is AU$95,041 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

AU$56,673 - AU$134,808
AU$57K
AU$97K
AU$130K
MEDIAN: AU$96,559
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50%
90%
AU$21.62 - AU$72.89
AU$22
AU$33
AU$73
MEDIAN: AU$33.13
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$146K
Salary AU$56,673 - AU$134,808
Bonus AU$1,977 - AU$20,347
Profit Sharing AU$2,500
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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AU$51,752 - AU$146,107
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 143
Hourly Data AU$0AU$72
Hourly Rate AU$21.62 - AU$72.89
Overtime AU$20.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$146K
Bonus AU$1,977 - AU$20,347
Profit Sharing AU$2,500
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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AU$51,752 - AU$146,107
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 19

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Pay by Experience Level for Geologist

Pay by Experience for a Geologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Geologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$79,000 based on 95 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Geologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$105,000 based on 62 salaries. An experienced Geologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$135,000 based on 22 salaries. A Geologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$157,000 based on 10 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$97,920

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Key Stats for Geologist

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Geologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲61%

▲38%

▲8%

National Average
AU$98,000

▼19%

Skills That Affect Geologist Salaries

National Average
AU$98,000


geology
▼8%




Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 28%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
no benefits
None: 72%
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