$58,928
Avg. Salary
$23.25
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$1,867

Profit Sharing

$2,235

The average pay for a Hydrogeologist with Microsoft Office skills is $23.25 per hour.

The average pay for a Hydrogeologist with Microsoft Office skills is $58,928 per year.

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$0$88K
Salary $42,983 - $88,345
Bonus $0.00 - $5,059
Profit Sharing $2,235
Total Pay (?
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$42,662 - $86,954
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 106
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $18.37 - $39.45
Overtime $20.86 - $42.00
Annual Data $0$86K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,059
Profit Sharing $2,235
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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$42,662 - $86,954
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

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 Job Listings

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 $50,000 based on 28 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 $64,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Hydrogeologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 12 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 $71,000 based on 8 salaries.

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.

Key Stats for Hydrogeologist

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Hydrogeologist Salaries

Experienced
▲48%

Late-Career
▲23%

Mid-Career
▲11%

National Average
$58,000

Entry-Level
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 11%