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The average geologist engineering salary in Arizona, United States is $83,633 or an hourly rate of $40. This is 5% lower (-$3,967) than the average geologist engineering salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $2,434.
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An entry level geologist engineering (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $63,726. On the other end, a senior level geologist engineering (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $104,396.

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Job Description
Study the composition, structure, and other physical aspects of the Earth. May use geological, physics, and mathematics knowledge in exploration for oil, gas, minerals, or underground water; or in waste disposal, land reclamation, or other environmental problems. May study the Earth's internal composition, atmospheres, oceans, and its magnetic, electrical, and gravitational forces. Includes mineralogists, crystallographers, paleontologists, stratigraphers, geodesists, and seismologists.

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