Average Geotechnical Engineer Salary at Terracon

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The average salary for a Geotechnical Engineer at Terracon is $60,795.
MEDIAN $60,795
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$50k - $92k
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$52k - $94k

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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.
The top respondents for the job title Geotechnical Engineer are from the companies Terracon Consultants, Inc., Aecom Corporation and WSP Global Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at CH2M Hill where the average pay is $80,931. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Aecom Corporation and WSP Global Inc., earning around $71,743 and $71,500, respectively. Terracon Consultants, Inc. pays the lowest at around $61,042. Stantec Consulting Ltd. and Hart Crowser also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $64,998 and $69,250, respectively.

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

Years of Experience

This data is based on 13 survey responses.
Early Career