Average Mid-Career Geotechnical Engineer with Construction Site Inspection Skills Salary

$77,193
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,000
Bonus
$1,024
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Geotechnical Engineer with Construction Site Inspection skills is $77,193.
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$61k
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$77k
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$98k
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MEDIAN $77,193
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Salary
$61k - $98k
Bonus
$493 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$101 - $10k
Total Pay
$63k - $98k

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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

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Geotechnical Engineer
Sr. Geotechnical Engineer
Project Engineer
Project Manager, Construction
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Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Geotechnical Engineer

Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Project Management 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 $59,971 based on 17 salaries. An early career Geotechnical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,998 based on 119 salaries. An experienced Geotechnical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,178 based on 26 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $81,805.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Geotechnical Engineer in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 2.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (1.4% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 167 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.2%
Early Career
71.3%
Experienced
15.6%
Late Career
3.0%