The average salary for a Geotechnical Engineer with Construction Site Inspection skills in Seattle, Washington is $70,643.
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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.
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Popular Skills for Geotechnical Engineer
Skills in Microsoft Office and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD, Microsoft Excel and Engineering Design.
Pay by Experience Level for Geotechnical Engineer
An early career Geotechnical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $62,000 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Geotechnical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,337 based on 5 salaries.
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Employees with Geotechnical Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 10.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (8.8% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (1.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Nashville, Tennessee (18.2% less), Denver, Colorado (7.8% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (7.1% less).
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