Average Geotechnical Engineer Salary in Los Angeles, California

$82,561
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,500
Bonus
$7,500
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The average salary for a Geotechnical Engineer in Los Angeles, California is $82,561.
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$60k
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$83k
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MEDIAN $82,561
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Salary
$60k - $122k
Bonus
$4k - $6k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $8k
Total Pay
$59k - $123k

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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.

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%)

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Popular Skills for Geotechnical Engineer

Skills in Project Management and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD, Microsoft Office and Engineering Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Geotechnical Engineer

An early career Geotechnical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $72,414 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Geotechnical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,446 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Geotechnical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (27.4% less), Nashville, Tennessee (25.5% less) and Houston, Texas (19.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 21 survey responses.
Early Career
38.1%
Mid Career
33.3%
Experienced
28.6%