How much does a Geologist IV make? The median annual Geologist IV salary is $86,163, as of September 27, 2017, with a range usually between $72,894-$99,054, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. 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 IV in the United States.
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Geologist IV in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Geologist IV in the United States is $86,163, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Geologist IV in the United States are expected to make less than $86,163.
Source: HR Reported data as of September 27, 2017
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Geologist IV that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Geologist IV are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of October 2017
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 in area of specialty. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Typically requires 7+ years of related experience. A specialist on complex technical and business matters. Work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. View full job description