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Senior Geologist in Salinas, CA

How much does a Senior Geologist earn in Salinas, CA? The average Senior Geologist salary in Salinas, CA is $81,970 as of February 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $77,060 and $95,790. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View Cost of Living in Salinas, CA

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  1. Down a level:

    Geologist II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

  2. This Job:

    Senior Geologist

    4 - 7 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

  3. Up a level:

    Geologist IV

    7 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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