Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Geologist make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$102,671 / yrTotal Pay
$75,026 / yrBase Pay
$27,644 / yrAdditional Pay

$102,671

 / yr
$24K$468K
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The estimated total pay for a Geologist is $102,671 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $75,026 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $27,644 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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What are some related job titles for Geologist?

Some related job titles are Entry Level Geologist Salaries with median pay of $61,304, Environmental Geologist Salaries with median pay of $86,448, Geological Technician Salaries with median pay of $69,095, Operations Geologist Salaries with median pay of $96,877.

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AECOM
3.7

AECOM

Geologist

$65,601

 /yr
Range: $46K - $102K

$46K

$102K

$46,000 - $101,835 Range

Shell
4.1

Shell

Geologist

$149,042

 /yr
Range: $114K - $223K

$114K

$223K

$114,031 - $222,859 Range

Chevron
4.1

Chevron

Geologist

$153,422

 /yr
Range: $70K - $201K

$70K

$201K

$70,193 - $201,001 Range

ExxonMobil
3.1

ExxonMobil

Geologist

$146,823

 /yr
Range: $91K - $239K

$91K

$239K

$91,228 - $238,522 Range

ampm
3.1

ampm

Geologist

$146,647

 /yr
Range: $124K - $252K

$124K

$252K

$124,277 - $251,519 Range

ConocoPhillips
4.0

$147,465

 /yr
Range: $127K - $241K

$127K

$241K

$126,935 - $241,209 Range

BP
3.8

BP

Geologist

$149,970

 /yr
Range: $125K - $263K

$125K

$263K

$124,765 - $262,984 Range

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Arcadis
4.0

Arcadis

Geologist

$58,565

 /yr
Range: $49K - $71K

$49K

$71K

$48,641 - $71,325 Range

Occidental Petroleum
3.7

$129,961

 /yr
Range: $95K - $283K

$95K

$283K

$94,500 - $283,271 Range

Marathon Oil
3.3

Marathon Oil

Geologist

$142,512

 /yr
Range: $128K - $261K

$128K

$261K

$127,718 - $260,934 Range

Chesapeake Energy
3.8

$128,652

 /yr
Range: $110K - $149K

$110K

$149K

$110,153 - $148,954 Range

Golder Associates
3.7

$64,279

 /yr
Range: $51K - $100K

$51K

$100K

$50,581 - $100,438 Range

Earth Engineering
3.3

Earth Engineering

Geologist - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $9 - $21

$9

$21

$9 - $21 Range

Terracon
3.6

Terracon

Geologist

$72,760

 /yr
Range: $45K - $86K

$45K

$86K

$44,662 - $85,749 Range

Hess Corporation
4.0

$137,241

 /yr
Range: $122K - $181K

$122K

$181K

$122,049 - $181,272 Range

Schlumberger
3.9

Schlumberger

Geologist

$106,912

 /yr
Range: $81K - $164K

$81K

$164K

$81,141 - $164,235 Range

Tetra Tech
3.7

Tetra Tech

Geologist

$72,275

 /yr
Range: $47K - $86K

$47K

$86K

$46,946 - $85,768 Range

CDM Smith
4.0

CDM Smith

Geologist

$104,114

 /yr
Range: $67K - $118K

$67K

$118K

$66,905 - $118,299 Range

ARCADIS US

ARCADIS US

Geologist

$91,290

 /yr
Range: $86K - $107K

$86K

$107K

$86,192 - $106,565 Range

US Army Corps of Engineers
4.2

$43K

$109K

$43,205 - $108,700 Range

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$67,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Mine Geologist with less than one year of experience

$58,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Geologist with 1 to 3 years of experience

$125,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$25,000/yr

8 days ago by a Geologist with 4 to 6 years of experience

$13

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Geology with 1 to 3 years of experience

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$72,500

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Project Geologist with 1 to 3 years of experience

$73,611

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Life Scientist with 1 to 3 years of experience

$13

/hrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Geologist with 1 to 3 years of experience

$68,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Project Geologist with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Geologist salaries

The national average salary for a Geologist is $88,592 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Geologist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1343 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Geologist employees.

The highest salary for a Geologist in United States is $164,625 per year.

The lowest salary for a Geologist in United States is $47,675 per year.

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