Geologist III Salaries

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Alternate Job Titles: Geologist III, Senior Geologist

What is the average annual salary for Geologist III?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Geologist III 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 III in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Geologist III in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annualy pay for a typical Geologist III in the United States is $65,297 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Accountant I in the United Sates are expected to make less than $65,297.

Source: HR Reported data as of April 2014

Median $65,297
  • 10%$55,997
  • 25%$60,429
  • 75%$76,805
  • 90%$87,282

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Job Description for Geologist III

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 4-6 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of complicated tasks. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. View Geologist III job description

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

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

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