Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Project Geologist is $61,754
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Project Geologists?
An entry-level Project Geologist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $48,560 based on 14 salaries. An early career Project Geologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,961 based on 84 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Project Geologists Do?
A project geologist works in fields such as drilling and mining. They gather data at a site, analyze it, and create maps so that operations can be carried out effectively. A project geologist should also collect data regarding seismic occurrences and various formations, as well as identify risks associated with the operations so managers can decide whether work should continue in certain sites. In some positions, a project geologist is tasked with identifying new sites for carrying out company …Read more
- Lead field assignments.
- Oversee construction and support of permitting and environmental compliance and safety practice areas.
- Oversee field staff and contractors supporting investigation, remediation, or operation and maintenance activities.
- Log soil borings and rock cores, design and oversee groundwater monitoring well installations.
- Plan, manage, execute, and document environmental sampling activities.