Average Geologist Salary in Canada

C$76,265
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$7,830
Bonus
C$1,011
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The average salary for a Geologist in Canada is C$76,265.
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CA$49k
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CA$76k
90%
CA$108k
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Salary
C$49k - C$108k
Bonus
C$298 - C$20k
Profit Sharing
C$193 - C$20k
Total Pay
C$49k - C$121k

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Job Description for Geologist

Geologist Tasks
  • Review, integrate, quality control and collect data for geologic, hydrologic and other databases.
  • Investigate sites, take samples, and oversee delineation of land and active worksites.
  • Communicate with diverse groups like landmen, marketers, regulatory personnel, etc.
  • Generate data and visualizations such as mineral charts, soil analyses, groundwater modeling, maps, etc.

Job Satisfaction for Geologist

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Popular Skills for Geologist

Skills that pay less than market rate include Technical Writing, Data Analysis, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

Pay by Experience Level for Geologist

An entry-level Geologist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$51,739 based on 19 salaries. An early career Geologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$69,660 based on 111 salaries. A mid-career Geologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$82,407 based on 93 salaries. An experienced Geologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$91,270 based on 39 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$112,165.
Employees with Geologist in their job title in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan earn an average of 18.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (9.8% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (2.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Edmonton, Alberta (18.0% less), Toronto, Ontario (3.2% less) and Timmins, Ontario (3.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 286 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.6%
Early Career
38.8%
Mid Career
32.5%
Experienced
13.6%
Late Career
8.4%