Geologist I Salaries

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Alternate Job Titles: Geologist I, Entry Level Geologist

What is the average annual salary for Geologist I?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Geologist I may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Geologist I in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Geologist I in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Geologist I in the United States is $41,548 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Geologist I in the United Sates are expected to make less than $41,548.

Source: HR Reported data as of March 2015

Median $41,548
  • 10%$38,687
  • 25%$40,050
  • 75%$50,239
  • 90%$58,152

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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 Geologist I job description

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

Industries:  Business Services, Construction, Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, Retail & Wholesale

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