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$82,358

Average Base Salary

$40/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$2,364

Average Bonus
The average research geologist salary in Arizona, United States is $82,358 or an hourly rate of $40. This is 5% lower (-$3,907) than the average research geologist salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $2,364.
Salary by Experience

$56,027

Entry Level Salary

$107,077

Senior Level Salary
An entry level research geologist (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $56,027. On the other end, a senior level research geologist (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $107,077.

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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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