Average Geotechnical Engineer Salary in Denver, Colorado

$68,852
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$1,800
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The average salary for a Geotechnical Engineer in Denver, Colorado is $68,852.
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$56k
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$69k
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$98k
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MEDIAN $68,852
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$56k - $98k
Profit Sharing
$983 - $6k
Total Pay
$55k - $97k

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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Geotechnical Engineer

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.

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 $64,875 based on 9 salaries. An early career Geotechnical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,232 based on 19 salaries. A mid-career Geotechnical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,642 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Geotechnical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Geotechnical Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 19.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (1.9% more) and Seattle, Washington (1.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (12.9% less), Nashville, Tennessee (10.7% less) and Houston, Texas (3.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 50 survey responses.
Entry Level
18.0%
Early Career
38.0%
Mid Career
34.0%
Experienced
10.0%