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

$63,148
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,046
Bonus
$2,023
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The average salary for an Early-Career Geotechnical Engineer with Construction Site Inspection skills is $63,148.
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$50k
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$63k
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$78k
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$50k - $78k
Bonus
$772 - $6k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $4k
Total Pay
$47k - $81k

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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.

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Popular Skills for Geotechnical Engineer

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

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 $59,975 based on 21 salaries. A mid-career Geotechnical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,193 based on 75 salaries. An experienced Geotechnical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,760 based on 28 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $81,805.
Employees with Geotechnical Engineer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 23.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (18.6% more) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (7.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Nashville, Tennessee (7.6% less) and Seattle, Washington (1.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 130 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.2%
Mid Career
57.7%
Experienced
21.5%
Late Career
4.6%