How much does a Geologist V make? The median annual Geologist V salary is $108,780, as of February 22, 2017, with a range usually between $90,311-$119,304, 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 V in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Geologist V in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Geologist V in the United States is $108,780, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Geologist V in the United States are expected to make less than $108,780.
Source: HR Reported data as of February 22, 2017
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Geologist V that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Geologist V are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of March 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 and at least 8-10 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Demonstrates expertise in 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. May provide consultation on complex projects and is considered to be the top level contributor/specialist. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. View full job description