Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Staff Geologist is $68,784
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Staff Geologists?
An early career Staff Geologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $68,784 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Staff Geologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 5 salaries.
What Do Staff Geologists Do?
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 …Read more
- 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.