$50,000
Avg. Salary
$27.60
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Staff Geologist with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) skills in Seattle, Washington is $27.60 per hour.

The average pay for a Staff Geologist with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) skills in Seattle, Washington is $50,000 per year.

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Job Description for Staff Geologist

Staff geologists support geological projects for their organization. They are responsible for examining conditions in the environment, creating environmental reports that will help ongoing research, providing oral and written geological expertise, and developing and designing methodologies to help improve existing procedures related to data collection. Staff geologists perform physical tasks related to fieldwork, as well as work with a consulting team to collect and output data for their employer.

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Staff Geologist Tasks

  • Review, integrate, quality control and collect data for geologic, hydrologic and other databases.
  • Investigate sites, take samples, and oversee delineation of land and active worksites.
  • Communicate with diverse groups like landmen, marketers, regulatory personnel, etc.
  • Generate data and visualizations such as mineral charts, soil analyses, groundwater modeling, maps, etc.

About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
3.5%

Staff Geologist Job Listings

Key Stats for Staff Geologist

1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
20%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: