Geologist Salary in Portland, Oregon

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Average Salary for Geologist in Portland, Oregon

The average salary of a(n) Geologist in Portland, Oregon is $89,070.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Geologist in Portland, Oregon is $42.82.

The average bonus of a(n) Geologist in Portland, Oregon is $2,601.00.

Job Description:

Studies the composition, structure, and history of the earth's crust and ocean bottom. Analyzes rocks, minerals, and fossil remains to identify and determine sequence of processes affecting the development of earth. Utilizes knowledge of chemistry, physics, biology, and mathematics to explain these phenomena and to help locate mineral, geothermal, and petroleum deposits and underground water resources. Positions covered by this definition are characterized by the inclusion of work that requires an understanding of both theories and principles. Excludes paraprofessional positions. Utilizes geological knowledge to engineering problems encountered in construction projects, such as dams, tunnels, and large buildings. Studies fossil plants and animals to determine their evolutionary sequence and age. Prepares geologic reports and maps, interprets research data, and recommends further study or action. May conduct or participate in environmental studies and prepare environmental reports. May apply principles of rock and soil mechanics for engineering projects. May apply all branches of geologic knowledge to conditions that affect planning, design, construction, operation, and safety to engineering projects. Less

Studies the composition, structure, and history of the earth's crust and ocean bottom. Analyzes rocks, minerals, and fossil remains to identify and determine sequence of processes affecting the development of earth. Utilizes knowledge of chemistry, physics, biology, and mathematics to... More

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