Geologist I Salaries in Lompoc, CA

Alternate Job Titles: Geologist I, Entry Level Geologist

What is the average Geologist I salary for Lompoc, CA?

The salary for someone with the job title Geologist I in Lompoc, CA varies depending on a number of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at employers of all sizes and industries on Geologist I salaries to construct a range which describes the distribution of salaries for people with the job title Geologist I in Lompoc, CA.

Categories:  Environment, Energy and Utilities, Entry Level, Mining, Science and Research

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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Geologist I in Lompoc, CA that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Geologist I in Lompoc are expected to make less than the median.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2015

Median $42,883
  • 10%$40,050
  • 25%$41,400
  • 75%$50,345
  • 90%$57,140

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Job Description for Geologist I

Researches the formation, dissolution, and content of rock layers. Researches the effects of internal pressures, heat, water, pollution, and erosion. Studies variations in rock formations and densities to identify new mineral deposits. Estimates depth, quality and vastness of deposits. Tests mineral quality and purity to determine feasibility of mining. Requires a bachelor's degree and 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. View full job description

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