Geotechnical Engineer I Salary in the United States

How much does a Geotechnical Engineer I make in the United States? The average Geotechnical Engineer I salary in the United States is $64,747 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $58,827 and $68,989. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Geotechnical Engineer I prepares and inspects projects involving drilling and exploration. Is responsible for geological mapping, report writing, site characterization, numerical modeling and analysis of excavations/supports. Being a Geotechnical Engineer I requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. To be a Geotechnical Engineer I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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  1. This Job:

    Geotechnical Engineer I

    0 - 2 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

  2. Up a level:

    Geotechnical Engineer II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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