Geochemist Salary

A Geochemist earns an average salary of $76,883 per year.

$27,369 - $246,581
$27K
$79K
$250K
MEDIAN: $78,611
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50%
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$0$246K
Salary $27,369 - $246,581
Bonus $7,500
Profit Sharing $1,000
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$27,821 - $242,395
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

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Job Description for Geochemist

A geochemist examines and analyzes the chemical composition of the earth's soil, typically using samples from specific areas; these specialized scientists normally work in an environmental capacity. When working for the government, the geochemist often examines and attempts to quantify the impact of industrial and business enterprises on surrounding soil and land quality. In the private sector, companies may employ or subcontract a geochemist to measure these impacts to avoid penalties or sanctions from regulators and/or fulfill company environmental goals.

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Geochemist Tasks

  • Conduct geochemical or burial history modeling of water-rock systems and other data analyses.
  • Collaborate with teams to assess source rock distribution, hydrocarbon volumes, and quality.
  • Perform reservoir characterization through geochemical methods.
  • Collect and analyze field samples and laboratory tests.

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Key Stats for Geochemist

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
15%
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Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 11%
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