C$125,624
Avg. Salary
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

C$20,000

Bonus

C$8,000

Profit Sharing

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The average pay for a Sr. Geologist is C$125,624 per year.

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Salary C$84,862 - C$157,371
Bonus C$6,787 - C$34,004
Profit Sharing C$8,000
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C$92,240 - C$182,146
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 23 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 40

Job Description for Sr. Geologist

A senior geologist is a high-level professional who is responsible for overseeing geological operations for a company. There are a wide variety of fields that employ geologists, ranging from petroleum to mining to specialized construction, and a senior geologist is (or several senior geologists are) employed to coordinate geology-related tasks. Depending on the field, the specific tasks of the senior geologist can vary widely. For example, in the petroleum industry, the senior geologist analyzes the geological makeup of potential drilling sites and tests the location's stratigraphic properties to ensure suitability for drilling and safety. Senior geologists are also employed to use geophysical and geotechnical techniques to locate and secure mineral deposits, develop mining structures and operations, and establish natural gas drilling sites, among other tasks.

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Sr. Geologist Tasks
  • Use software to generate complex maps such as cross sections, isopach, seismic or deposit models, etc.
  • Prepare, submit, and document budgets and costs to explain budget variances.
  • Supervise teams of engineers, direct activity, and make recommendations regarding feasibility and safety.

Sr. Geologist Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

9%

National Average: C$133,061

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Key Stats for Sr. Geologist

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
54%
20 years or more
24%

Experience Affects Sr. Geologist Salaries

National Average
C$133,000

Experienced
▼4%

Late-Career
▼9%

Mid-Career
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
54%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 93%
vision benefits
Vision: 93%
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