$61,080
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$1,978

Profit Sharing

$2,426
The average salary for a Hydrogeologist is $64,406 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.
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$45,724 - $93,692
$46K
$61K
$94K
MEDIAN: $61,080
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90%

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$17.15 - $39.27
$17
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MEDIAN: $24.08
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$0$94K
Salary $45,724 - $93,692
Bonus $0.00 - $9,814
Profit Sharing $103 - $9,023
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$45,136 - $94,968
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 405
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $17.15 - $39.27
Overtime $22.17 - $39.41
Annual Data $0$94K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,814
Profit Sharing $103 - $9,023
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$45,136 - $94,968
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 40

Job Description for Hydrogeologist

Hydrogeology deals with distribution and movement of groundwater in the soil and rocks of the earth’s crust. Hydrogeologists usually support technical staff on environmental projects, and their tasks consist of engineering design support, flow and transport modeling support, 3-D hydrogeology visualization, GIS analysis, data entry, and database analysis. These positions usually include field work, and hydrogeologists are often exposed to outdoor elements such as dirt, dust, and inclement weather.

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Hydrogeologist Tasks

  • Assess sites and create project plans for remediation or use of site to meet organization goals.
  • Model and test plans, create technical reports, and forecast costs.
  • Know, interpret and meet regulations, laws, and standards.
  • Manage projects, visiting sites, and guiding staff.

Hydrogeologist Pay By Employer

$0$111K

CH2M Hill
11 profiles
$62,179

$54,479

$55,368

Common Career Paths for Hydrogeologist


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Hydrogeologist Job Listings

Popular Skills for Hydrogeologist

Pay by Experience Level for Hydrogeologist

Pay by Experience for a Hydrogeologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Hydrogeologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 111 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Hydrogeologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 61 salaries. An experienced Hydrogeologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 51 salaries. A Hydrogeologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 40 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $60,981

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Hydrogeologist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Hydrogeologist?

Hydrogeologist in Yorba Linda:
"Work flexibility."
Pros: The people I work with and the type of work we do.
Cons: The long hours and periodic night shifts.

Hydrogeologist in Seattle:
"Lots of field work."
Pros: Field work opportunities all around the globe.
Cons: The management that doesn't know how to manage.

Hydrogeologist in Reno:
"Office."
Pros: Friendly environment, supportive co-workers, good environment.
Cons: Not enough responsibility. Would like more challenges.

Hydrogeologist in Tampa:
"Perversive and protectice of the emviroment."
Pros: Caring of community.
Cons: Pollution.

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Key Stats for Hydrogeologist

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 81 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Hydrogeologist Salaries

▲38%

▲37%

▲10%

National Average
$61,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Hydrogeologist Salaries





Technical Writing
▲1%

National Average
$61,000



Design
▼4%

Data Analysis
▼4%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 81 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 7%