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Staff Geologist Salary

How much does a Staff Geologist make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Staff Geologist

$113,305 (USD)/yr

$54 (USD)/hr

$3,966 (USD)/yr

$111,785 (USD)/yr

$54 (USD)/hr

$3,966 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Studies the composition, structure, and history of the earth's crust, and analyzes environmental data in order to prepare reports and plans for the organization. Examines rocks, minerals, and fossil remains to identify and determine sequence of processes affecting the development of earth. Applies knowledge of chemistry, physics, biology, and mathematics to explain these phenomena and to help locate mineral, geothermal, and petroleum deposits and underground water resources.
The average staff geologist salary in United States is $113,305 or an equivalent hourly rate of $54. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $3,966. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$78,958 (USD)

$140,857 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$131,352 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Staff Geologist will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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