The estimated total pay for a Geotechnical Engineer is $99,024 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $85,304 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 $13,720 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.
How accurate is this most likely Total Pay range (base + additional) of $79K-$125K/yr?
For a Geotechnical Engineer in United States
Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Geotechnical Engineer in United States. Employers include Nevada Gold Mines, Rio Tinto and Freeport-McMoRan.
For Geotechnical Engineer in United States
|1||Nevada Gold Mines||$150,503|
|4||Black & Veatch||$102,461|
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|Langan Engineering and Environmental Services Geotechnical Engineer salaries - 95 salaries reported||$83,598/yr|
|AECOM Geotechnical Engineer salaries - 48 salaries reported||$85,774/yr|
|Terracon Geotechnical Engineer salaries - 45 salaries reported||$90,507/yr|
|Mueser Rutledge Consulting Engineers Geotechnical Engineer salaries - 39 salaries reported||$91,210/yr|
|Stantec Geotechnical Engineer salaries - 23 salaries reported||$85,408/yr|
|WSP Geotechnical Engineer salaries - 20 salaries reported||$86,654/yr|
|Golder Associates Geotechnical Engineer salaries - 15 salaries reported||$90,912/yr|
|GeoEngineers Geotechnical Engineer salaries - 14 salaries reported||$97,312/yr|
|Nevada Gold Mines Geotechnical Engineer salaries - 13 salaries reported||$150,503/yr|
|US Army Corps of Engineers Geotechnical Engineer salaries - 13 salaries reported||$96,155/yr|
|Geotech Engineering Geotechnical Engineer salaries - 12 salaries reported||$100,030/yr|
|Gannett Fleming Geotechnical Engineer salaries - 12 salaries reported||$91,944/yr|
|Black & Veatch Geotechnical Engineer salaries - 12 salaries reported||$102,461/yr|
|Jacobs Geotechnical Engineer salaries - 11 salaries reported||$87,035/yr|
|Fugro Geotechnical Engineer salaries - 10 salaries reported||$89,533/yr|
|Tetra Tech Geotechnical Engineer salaries - 10 salaries reported||$87,778/yr|
|Kiewit Corporation Geotechnical Engineer salaries - 10 salaries reported||$90,388/yr|
|Arup Geotechnical Engineer salaries - 10 salaries reported||$97,894/yr|
|CH2M Geotechnical Engineer I salaries - 9 salaries reported||$87,182/yr|
|Mannik & Smith Group Geotechnical Engineer salaries - 9 salaries reported||$41/hr|
For a Geotechnical Engineer in United States
The top 5 paying industries for a Geotechnical Engineer in United States are Energy, Mining & Utilities with a median total pay of $140,055, Human Resources & Staffing with a median total pay of $97,186, Government & Public Administration with a median total pay of $96,155, Manufacturing with a median total pay of $95,206, and Management & Consulting with a median total pay of $90,565.
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What is the pay outlook for Engineering?
Engineering jobs are in high demand with workers receiving generous compensation packages and bonuses. Engineering offers ample opportunity for growth and development with transferable skills across an array of fields from software, supply chain and logistics to aerospace. Most roles require at least a bachelor’s degree. To remain competitive, job-seekers should consider specialization or skill-specific programs such as coding boot-camps or certifications.
The average salary for a Geotechnical Engineer is $99,024 per year in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 1040 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Geotechnical Engineer employees in United States.
The highest salary for a Geotechnical Engineer in United States is $125,414 per year.
The lowest salary for a Geotechnical Engineer in United States is $78,806 per year.
If you are thinking of becoming a Geotechnical Engineer or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Geotechnical Engineer.