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$90,562

Average Base Salary

$44/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$2,762

Average Bonus
The average mineralogist salary in United States is $90,562 or an equivalent hourly rate of $44. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $2,762. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Salary by Experience

$60,161

Entry Level Salary

$110,649

Senior Level Salary
An entry level mineralogist (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $60,161. On the other end, a senior level mineralogist (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $110,649.

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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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