Average Geologist Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

$48,807
Avg. Salary
$3,500
Bonus
$2,250
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The average salary for a Geologist in Atlanta, Georgia is $48,807.
10%
$39k
MEDIAN
$49k
90%
$83k
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Salary
$39k - $83k
Bonus
$503 - $12k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$40k - $96k

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

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 $44,321 based on 5 salaries. An early career Geologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,845 based on 25 salaries. A mid-career Geologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,709 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Geologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 9 salaries.
Employees with Geologist in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 105.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (52.4% more) and Sacramento, California (38.1% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 45 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.1%
Early Career
55.6%
Mid Career
13.3%
Experienced
20.0%

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