The average pay for an Entry-Level Hydrogeologist is AU$72,416 per year.

AU$58,912 - AU$89,197
AU$59K
AU$73K
AU$89K
MEDIAN: AU$72,617
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50%
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AU$0AU$92K
Salary AU$58,912 - AU$89,197
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$9,863
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AU$59,639 - AU$92,567
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 56

Job Description for Hydrogeologist

Hydrogeology deals with distribution and movement of groundwater in the soil and rocks of the earth’s crust. Hydrogeologists usually support technical staff on environmental projects, and their tasks consist of engineering design support, flow and transport modeling support, 3-D hydrogeology visualization, GIS analysis, data entry, and database analysis. These positions usually include field work, and hydrogeologists are often exposed to outdoor elements such as dirt, dust, and inclement weather.

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Hydrogeologist Tasks

  • Assess sites and create project plans for remediation or use of site to meet organization goals.
  • Model and test plans, create technical reports, and forecast costs.
  • Know, interpret and meet regulations, laws, and standards.
  • Manage projects, visiting sites, and guiding staff.

Hydrogeologist Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$73,513

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Key Stats for Hydrogeologist

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
24%

Skills That Affect Hydrogeologist Salaries

National Average
AU$74,000




Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 97%