Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Geotechnical Engineer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$111,463 / yrTotal Pay
$75,698 / yrBase Pay
$35,765 / yrAdditional Pay

$111,463

 / yr
$57K$538K
Most Likely Range
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The estimated total pay for a Geotechnical Engineer is $111,463 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $75,698 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 $35,765 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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Some related job titles are Assistant Geotechnical Engineer Salaries with median pay of $97,115, Civil/Geotechnical Engineer Salaries with median pay of $106,790, Geological Engineer Salaries with median pay of $98,450, Graduate Geotechnical Engineer Salaries with median pay of $107,023.

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Langan Engineering and Environmental Services
4.0

Langan Engineering and Environmental Services

Geotechnical Engineer

$81,720

 /yr
Range: $65K - $101K

$65K

$101K

$64,846 - $100,906 Range

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Terracon
3.6

Terracon

Geotechnical Engineer

$76,207

 /yr
Range: $64K - $85K

$64K

$85K

$63,531 - $85,323 Range

AECOM
3.8

AECOM

Geotechnical Engineer

$95,044

 /yr
Range: $67K - $146K

$67K

$146K

$67,095 - $146,240 Range

Mueser Rutledge Consulting Engineers
4.0

$87,221

 /yr
Range: $78K - $97K

$78K

$97K

$78,405 - $96,609 Range

Stantec
3.9

Stantec

Geotechnical Engineer

$82,241

 /yr
Range: $68K - $101K

$68K

$101K

$68,014 - $101,464 Range

Golder Associates
3.7

Golder Associates

Geotechnical Engineer

$83,701

 /yr
Range: $68K - $93K

$68K

$93K

$68,021 - $93,294 Range

Parsons Brinckerhoff
3.1

Parsons Brinckerhoff

Geotechnical Engineer

$93,945

 /yr
Range: $70K - $123K

$70K

$123K

$70,330 - $122,632 Range

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CDM Smith
4.0

CDM Smith

Geotechnical Engineer

$97,423

 /yr
Range: $84K - $109K

$84K

$109K

$84,000 - $108,690 Range

Gannett Fleming
4.3

Gannett Fleming

Geotechnical Engineer

$77,508

 /yr
Range: $64K - $91K

$64K

$91K

$63,526 - $91,166 Range

Kleinfelder
3.7

Kleinfelder

Geotechnical Engineer

$88,802

 /yr
Range: $63K - $133K

$63K

$133K

$63,000 - $132,529 Range

Camp Dresser McKee
2.6

Camp Dresser McKee

Geotechnical Engineer

$85,901

 /yr
Range: $82K - $98K

$82K

$98K

$81,723 - $98,431 Range

URS Corporation
3.1

URS Corporation

Geotechnical Engineer - Hourly

$36

$54

$36 - $54 Range

GeoEngineers
3.7

GeoEngineers

Geotechnical Engineer

$84,221

 /yr
Range: $80K - $92K

$80K

$92K

$80,000 - $92,297 Range

US Army Corps of Engineers
4.2

US Army Corps of Engineers

Geotechnical Engineer

$89,969

 /yr
Range: $64K - $138K

$64K

$138K

$64,427 - $137,888 Range

HDR
4.0

HDR

Geotechnical Engineer

$82,017

 /yr
Range: $77K - $123K

$77K

$123K

$77,389 - $122,964 Range

CH2M
3.5

CH2M

Geotechnical Engineer

$96,125

 /yr
Range: $89K - $102K

$89K

$102K

$89,062 - $102,201 Range

Geotech Engineering
3.6

Geotech Engineering

Geotechnical Engineer

$75,073

 /yr
Range: $71K - $81K

$71K

$81K

$71,434 - $81,391 Range

Bechtel
4.0

Bechtel

Geotechnical Engineer

$100,685

 /yr
Range: $89K - $134K

$89K

$134K

$88,685 - $133,728 Range

GEI Consultants
4.1

GEI Consultants

Geotechnical Engineer

$100,431

 /yr
Range: $61K - $119K

$61K

$119K

$60,671 - $118,712 Range

Fugro
3.6

Fugro

Geotechnical Engineer

$83,757

 /yr
Range: $70K - $95K

$70K

$95K

$69,527 - $94,947 Range

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$80,000

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9 days ago by a Geotechnical Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$19

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10 days ago by a Geotechnical Engineer with less than one year of experience

$90,000

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10 days ago by a Geotechnical Engineer with more than 15 years of experience

$82,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

14 days ago by a Geotechnical Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

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$80,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

15 days ago by a Geotechnical Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$60,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

15 days ago by a Geotechnical Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$85,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

19 days ago by a Geotechnical Engineer with 7 to 9 years of experience

$40

/hrAvg Base Salary

19 days ago by a Geotechnical Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$95,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

20 days ago by a Geotechnical Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$87,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

21 days ago by a Geotechnical Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Geotechnical Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Geotechnical Engineer is $76,447 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Geotechnical Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 585 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Geotechnical Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Geotechnical Engineer in United States is $103,782 per year.

The lowest salary for a Geotechnical Engineer in United States is $56,312 per year.

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