Average Entry-Level Geologist with Microsoft Word Skills Salary

$46,890
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$1,500
Bonus
$2,513
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Geologist with Microsoft Word skills is $46,890.
10%
$34k
MEDIAN
$47k
90%
$60k
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$34k - $60k
Bonus
$500 - $3k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
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$35k - $60k

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Job Description for Geologist

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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Popular Skills for Geologist

Skills in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Technical Writing, Microsoft Excel and Environmental Consulting.

Pay by Experience Level for Geologist

An early career Geologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $49,794 based on 118 salaries. A mid-career Geologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,692 based on 45 salaries. An experienced Geologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,879 based on 31 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $90,807.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 211 survey responses.
Early Career
55.9%
Mid Career
21.3%
Experienced
14.7%
Late Career
8.1%

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