The average salary for a Geotechnical Engineer at CH2M Hill is $80,931.
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$72k - $90k
$72k - $90k
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Job Description for Geotechnical Engineer
Geotechnical engineers monitor drilling operations, take and analyze soil samples, and classify soil and rocks. They typically work outdoors with colleagues that help them collect data and samples. The engineers then pass their samples and data to a field supervisor, who will approve their work or send them back into the field for further research. The work is both physical and mental, as the engineer is required to go out in the field to collect samples and analyze them as well. They typically …Read more
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 Aecom Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at Aecom Corporation where the average pay is $71,743. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include WSP Global Inc. and HDR, Inc., earning around $71,500 and $70,865, respectively. Terracon pays the lowest at around $60,795. Terracon Consultants, Inc. and Stantec Consulting Ltd. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $61,042 and $64,998, respectively.
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