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$90,246

Average Base Salary

$43/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$2,680

Average Bonus
The average geologist paleontology salary in United States is $90,246 or an equivalent hourly rate of $43. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $2,680. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Salary by Experience

$62,053

Entry Level Salary

$119,003

Senior Level Salary
An entry level geologist paleontology (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $62,053. On the other end, a senior level geologist paleontology (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $119,003.

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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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