Average Geologist Salary in New York, New York

$56,694
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$506
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The average salary for a Geologist in New York, New York is $56,694.
10%
$41k
MEDIAN
$57k
90%
$81k
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$41k - $81k
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$0 - $506
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$41k - $78k

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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 Technical Writing, Data Analysis, Project Management and Microsoft Word are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $48,167 based on 5 salaries. An early career Geologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,532 based on 24 salaries. A mid-career Geologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,123 based on 7 salaries.
Employees with Geologist in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 80.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (30.6% more) and Sacramento, California (18.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (13.9% less) and Chicago, Illinois (9.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 36 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.9%
Early Career
66.7%
Mid Career
19.4%

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