$60,415
Avg. Salary
$27.24
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,050

Bonus

$1,800

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Project Geologist is $27.24 per hour.

The average pay for a Project Geologist is $60,415 per year.

$17.30
10%
$27.24
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$38.61
90%
MEDIAN $27.24
$48k
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MEDIAN $60,415
$47,550 - $80,342
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MEDIAN: $60,415
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$0$82K
Salary $47,550 - $80,342
Bonus $453 - $8,980
Profit Sharing $348 - $5,106
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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$47,821 - $82,249
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 221
Hourly Data $0$43
Hourly Rate $17.30 - $38.61
Hourly Tips $0.63
Overtime $21.10 - $43.73
Annual Data $0$82K
Bonus $453 - $8,980
Profit Sharing $348 - $5,106
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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$47,821 - $82,249
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 41

Job Description for Project Geologist

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 operations as well. Project geologists also perform tests to identify specific spots for carrying out drilling operations.

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Project Geologist Tasks
  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Project Geologist


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Project Geologists may progress into high-paying roles like Senior Geologist, where median compensation is $85K annually.

Project Geologist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Project Geologist

Pay by Experience for a Project Geologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Project Geologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 42 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Project Geologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 69 salaries. An experienced Project Geologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 42 salaries. A Project Geologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 10 salaries.

Project Geologist Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Project Geologist?

Project Geologist in Bothell:
Get a variety of experience with different types of projects. If you get the opportunity to get different certifications, do it. It will open up doors later on, even if you don't necessarily want to do that type of work forever.

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Key Stats for Project Geologist

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
3%

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Experience Affects Project Geologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲39%

▲4%

National Average
$61,000

▼1%

▼9%

Skills That Affect Project Geologist Salaries


National Average
$61,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 12%