Geologist V Salaries

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Alternate Job Titles: Geologist - Consultant, Geologist V, Geologist - Specialist

What is the average annual salary for Geologist V?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Geologist V 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 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 $103,553 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Geologist V in the United Sates are expected to make less than $103,553.

Source: HR Reported data as of August 2014

Median $103,553
  • 10%$70,179
  • 25%$86,084
  • 75%$113,496
  • 90%$122,548

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Job Description for Geologist V

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 Geologist V 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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