The average salary for an Entry-Level Geologist in Calgary, Alberta is C$63,465 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel.

C$46,000 - C$97,072
C$46K
C$70K
C$97K
MEDIAN: C$70,194
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50%
90%
C$23.09 - C$50.87
C$28
MEDIAN: C$27.50
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C$0C$109K
Salary C$46,000 - C$97,072
Bonus C$0.00 - C$19,866
Profit Sharing C$18,500
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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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C$45,371 - C$109,073
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 34
Hourly Data C$0C$50
Hourly Rate C$27.50
Annual Data C$0C$109K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$19,866
Profit Sharing C$18,500
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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C$45,371 - C$109,073
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

Job Description for Geologist

Geologists have both theoretical and scientific duties, as well as many practical responsibilities, so wide-ranging knowledge in different areas is important in this position. A bachelor's degree in geology is generally required, and knowledge of mathematics, geology, chemistry, and physics is also necessary. Geologists must also have good communication and writing skills, knowledge of all relevant laws and regulations, and knowledge of software development to analyze geological data. As with most careers in the sciences, writing research papers may be a significant part of the job, and these may be presented at conferences. Some geologists also teach at universities.

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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.

Geologist Job Listings

Key Stats for Geologist

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
13%

Skills That Affect Geologist Salaries

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
▲17%

Microsoft Word
▲10%

Microsoft Excel
▲8%

National Average
C$70,000

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 19%