A Sr. Geotechnical Engineer earns an average salary of AU$116,019 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

AU$89,975 - AU$155,747
AU$90K
AU$110K
AU$160K
MEDIAN: AU$113,136
10%
50%
90%
AU$48.87 - AU$75.71
AU$52
MEDIAN: AU$52.40
50%
AU$0AU$158K
Salary AU$89,975 - AU$155,747
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$14,899
Profit Sharing AU$4,913
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$90,757 - AU$158,940
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 122
Hourly Data AU$0AU$75
Hourly Rate AU$52.40
Overtime AU$60.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$158K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$14,899
Profit Sharing AU$4,913
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$90,757 - AU$158,940
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

Job Description for Sr. Geotechnical Engineer

A senior geotechnical engineer is expected to lead, train, manage, and supervise a team of junior engineers, as well as communicate on behalf of the team to other departments such as operations and management. Senior geotechnical engineers must be able to inspect work sites, evaluate the potential risks associated with each site, determine the correct course of action for each project, delegate work to junior engineers as needed to keep the project on time, and train and inform each junior engineer of his or her responsibilities and of any changes to those duties as time passes. Senior geotechnical engineers must keep detailed logs, in writing and on the computer, so that management can monitor the progress of the team during the project. Senior geotechnical engineers are also expected to review the overall progress of each project and to determine ways to improve efficiency and reduce overhead. Finally, they must be ready to implement any requests by management to the best of their ability.

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Sr. Geotechnical Engineer Tasks

  • Manage and lead investigations, analysis, design, and construction support for geotechnical, water resources, and mining projects.
  • Prepare and review technical reports.
  • Analyze earthquake response, soil, laboratory testing results, data reports and baseline reports.
  • Design shallow and deep foundations, earth retaining structures, and slope stability analysis of dams and embankments.
  • Conduct field assignments inspecting earth retaining structures including geotechnical instrumentation and monitoring, and deep foundations, tunnels, shallow foundations and drilled shafts.

Sr. Geotechnical Engineer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$113,717

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Sr. Geotechnical Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Sr. Geotechnical Engineer?

Sr. Geotechnical Engineer in Melbourne:
"Challenging."
Pros: Can operate independently. Flexible role. Travel.
Cons: Not enough team work. Sometimes too busy.

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Key Stats for Sr. Geotechnical Engineer

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
70%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Sr. Geotechnical Engineer Salaries

▲11%

▲4%

▲2%

National Average
AU$114,000

Skills That Affect Sr. Geotechnical Engineer Salaries





National Average
AU$114,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
70%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 85%