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How much does a Geological Engineer make?

Updated Sep 10, 2021

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$84,310 /yr
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$62K

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$84K

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$114K

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The national average salary for Geological Engineer is $84,310 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Geological Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 15 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Geological Engineer employees.

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Norwest
3.7

Norwest

Geological Engineer - Hourly

$46

 /hr
Range: $42 - $48
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$42

$48

$42 - $48 Range

Stantec
3.8

Stantec

Geological Engineer

$83,178

 /yr
Range: $66K - $90K

$66K

$90K

$65,734 - $89,587 Range

Shell
4.1

Shell

Geological Engineer
About 

$109K -$118K

$109K

$118K

$109,355 - $118,478 Range

MWH Global
3.3

MWH Global

Geological Engineer - Hourly Intern
About 

$21 -$22

 hourly

$21

$22

$21 - $22 Range

Golder Associates
3.7

Golder Associates

Geological Engineer
About 

$58K -$62K

$58K

$62K

$57,744 - $61,892 Range

GEI Consultants
4.2

GEI Consultants

Geological Engineer
About 

$73K -$80K

$73K

$80K

$73,234 - $79,931 Range

RESPEC
3.9

RESPEC

Geological Engineer
About 

$107K -$115K

$107K

$115K

$106,531 - $115,169 Range

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Fort Myer Construction Main OFC
3.7

Fort Myer Construction Main OFC

Geological Engineer - Hourly
About 

$43 -$46

 hourly

$43

$46

$43 - $46 Range

Concordia Group
4

Concordia Group

Geological Engineer
About 

$90K -$98K

$90K

$98K

$90,493 - $98,422 Range

Concordia Group
4

Concordia Group

Geological Engineer - Hourly
About 

$45 -$48

 hourly

$45

$48

$45 - $48 Range

Cordogan Clark & Associates
4.1

Cordogan Clark & Associates

Geological Engineer
About 

$59K -$63K

$59K

$63K

$58,969 - $63,321 Range

Call & Nicholas
4.5

Call & Nicholas

Geological Engineer - Hourly
About 

$40 -$44

 hourly

$40

$44

$40 - $44 Range

Memobay

Geological Engineer - Hourly
About 

$24 -$27

 hourly

$24

$27

$24 - $27 Range

Lawrence Berkeley Lab
4.3

Lawrence Berkeley Lab

Geological Postdoctoral Fellow

$76,113

 /yr
Range: $66K - $80K

$66K

$80K

$66,042 - $80,436 Range

Freeport-McMoRan
3.9

Freeport-McMoRan

Geology - Hourly Intern

$26

 /hr
Range: $23 - $29

$23

$29

$23 - $29 Range

Lawrence Berkeley Lab
4.3

Lawrence Berkeley Lab

Geological Project Scientist

$85,976

 /yr
Range: $76K - $106K

$76K

$106K

$76,483 - $106,324 Range

Lawrence Berkeley Lab
4.3

Lawrence Berkeley Lab

Geological Research Scientist

$124,355

 /yr
Range: $122K - $129K

$122K

$129K

$122,123 - $128,913 Range

Barrick Gold
3.9

Barrick Gold

Geology - Hourly Intern

$26

 /hr
Range: $25 - $27

$25

$27

$25 - $27 Range

Bucknell University
4.3

Bucknell University

Visiting Assistant Professor, Geology

$73,585

 /yr
Range: $73K - $74K

$73K

$74K

$73,105 - $74,437 Range

Newmont
4.3

Newmont

Geology - Hourly Intern

$30

 /hr
Range: $29 - $30

$29

$30

$29 - $30 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Geological Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Geological Engineer is $84,310 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Geological Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 15 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Geological Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Geological Engineer in United States is $114,403 per year.

The lowest salary for a Geological Engineer in United States is $62,133 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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$88,000
per year
A Geotechnical Engineer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $88,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Public
$69,432
per year
A Geotechnical Engineer in the Columbus, OH Area area reported making $69,432 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Columbus, OH Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$75,000
per year
A Geotechnical Engineer in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$60,000
per year
A Geotechnical Engineer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$77,000
per year
A Geotechnical Engineer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $77,000 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$92,000
per year
A Geotechnical Engineer in the Kansas City, MO Area area reported making $92,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Kansas City, MO Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$74,000
per year
A Geotechnical Engineer in the Salt Lake City, UT Area area reported making $74,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Salt Lake City, UT Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$65,000
per year
A Geotechnical Engineer in the Hartford, CT Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Hartford, CT Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$20
hourly
A Geotechnical Engineer in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
Houston, TX Area area
Intern
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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