Hydrogeologist Salary

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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$45,733 - $94,562
$46K
$63K
$95K
MEDIAN: $62,545
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$17.52 - $40.13
$18
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$40
MEDIAN: $24.38
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$0$95K
Salary $45,733 - $94,562
Bonus $0.00 - $7,946
Profit Sharing $550 - $6,166
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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$44,738 - $95,915
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 204
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $17.52 - $40.13
Overtime $23.49 - $38.80
Annual Data $0$95K
Bonus $0.00 - $7,946
Profit Sharing $550 - $6,166
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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$44,738 - $95,915
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 23

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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.

Common Career Paths for Hydrogeologist


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Hydrogeologist Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Hydrogeologist

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: $61,955

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Hydrogeologist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Hydrogeologist?

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
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Hydrogeologist Salaries

▲36%

▲35%

▲9%

National Average
$62,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Hydrogeologist Salaries





National Average
$62,000

Technical Writing
▼1%



Data Analysis
▼5%


Design
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 5%
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