The average salary for a Hydrogeologist in Canada is C$65,903.
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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…Read more
- 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.
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Popular Skills for Hydrogeologist
Skills in Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Technical Writing, Microsoft Excel and Environmental Consulting.
Pay by Experience Level for Hydrogeologist
An early career Hydrogeologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$58,115 based on 59 salaries. A mid-career Hydrogeologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$69,946 based on 51 salaries. An experienced Hydrogeologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$80,191 based on 33 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Hydrogeologist in their job title in Vancouver, British Columbia earn an average of 18.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (16.7% more) and Mississauga, Ontario (9.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Ottawa, Ontario (17.0% less), North Vancouver, British Columbia (16.5% less) and Kitchener, Ontario (7.5% less).
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