Average Geotechnical Engineer with Project Management Skills Salary

$68,041
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,007
Bonus
$2,035
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Geotechnical Engineer with Project Management skills is $68,041.
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$51k
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MEDIAN $68,041
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Salary
$51k - $95k
Bonus
$495 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $10k
Total Pay
$52k - $100k

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Job Description for Geotechnical Engineer

Geotechnical Engineer Tasks
  • Coordination of drilling and sampling of soil borings and supervision of laboratory testing.
  • Perform engineering analyses including foundation capacities, slope stability and settlements, etc.
  • Evaluate test data and develop design parameters.

Popular Employer Salaries for Geotechnical Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Geotechnical Engineer are from the companies Terracon Consultants, Inc., Terracon and CH2M Hill. Reported salaries are highest at Terracon where the average pay is $82,500. Terracon Consultants, Inc. pays the lowest at around $57,007.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Geotechnical Engineer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Geotechnical Engineer
Sr. Geotechnical Engineer
Project Engineer
Project Manager, Construction
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Geotechnical Engineer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Geotechnical Engineer

Skills that pay less than market rate include Construction Site Inspection, Microsoft Office, Autodesk AutoCAD, Microsoft Excel and Engineering Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Geotechnical Engineer

An entry-level Geotechnical Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $58,397 based on 16 salaries. An early career Geotechnical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,523 based on 157 salaries. A mid-career Geotechnical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,877 based on 133 salaries. An experienced Geotechnical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,126 based on 55 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $99,981.
Employees with Geotechnical Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 37.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (19.5% more) and Denver, Colorado (11.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (8.2% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (5.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 381 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.2%
Early Career
41.2%
Mid Career
34.9%
Experienced
14.4%
Late Career
5.2%