Average Geologist with Microsoft Word Skills Salary

$54,860
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,521
Bonus
$3,500
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The average salary for a Geologist with Microsoft Word skills is $54,860.
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MEDIAN $54,860
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Salary
$39k - $92k
Bonus
$650 - $9k
Profit Sharing
$992 - $10k
Total Pay
$39k - $88k

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

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 $47,562 based on 35 salaries. An early career Geologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,044 based on 121 salaries. A mid-career Geologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,063 based on 46 salaries. An experienced Geologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,879 based on 32 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $90,807.
Employees with Geologist in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 54.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sacramento, California (18.5% more) and Denver, Colorado (7.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Greenville, South Carolina (17.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 251 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.9%
Early Career
48.2%
Mid Career
18.3%
Experienced
12.7%
Late Career
6.8%