Average Geologist Salary

$58,893
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$42k
MEDIAN
$59k
90%
$114k

The average salary for a Geologist is $58,893

Base Salary
$42k - $114k
Bonus
$495 - $20k
Profit Sharing
$600 - $43k
Total Pay
$41k - $115k
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What Do Geologists Do?

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.
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Job Satisfaction for Geologist

3.6 out of 5
(234)
Highly Satisfied
22Reviews
Based on 234 responses, the job of Geologist has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.64 out of 5. On average, Geologists are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
70.2%
Female
29.5%
Prefer to self-define
0.3%
This data is based on 654 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

90%

Dental

76%

Vision

66%

None

10%