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Alternate Job Titles: Geologist IV

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

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 $82,902 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Geologist IV in the United States are expected to make less than $82,902.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2015

Median $82,902
  • 10%$58,485
  • 25%$70,121
  • 75%$95,313
  • 90%$106,614

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Job Description for Geologist IV

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 and 6-8 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 extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. View Geologist IV job description

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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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