The average salary for a Geologist at Aecom Corporation is $54,762.
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Job Description for Geologist
Geologists have both theoretical and scientific duties, as well as many practical responsibilities, so wide-ranging knowledge in different areas is important in this position. A bachelor's degree in geology is generally required, and knowledge of mathematics, geology, chemistry, and physics is also necessary. Geologists must also have good communication and writing skills, knowledge of all relevant laws and regulations, and knowledge of software development to analyze geological data. As with mo…Read more
- 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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Geologist
The top respondents for the job title Geologist are from the companies Arcadis, Inc., Amec Earth and Environmental, Inc. and Chevron Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at Chevron Corporation where the average pay is $129,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Amec Earth and Environmental, Inc. and Jacobs Engineering Group Inc, earning around $69,634 and $66,693, respectively. Stantec pays the lowest at around $49,500. Arcadis, Inc. and Terracon Consultants, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $50,746 and $54,000, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Geologist
Skills in Environmental Consulting, Technical Writing and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Data Analysis.
Pay by Experience Level for Geologist
An entry-level Geologist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $49,522 based on 5 salaries. An early career Geologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,221 based on 14 salaries. A mid-career Geologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,224 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Geologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,875 based on 5 salaries.
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