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Geologist salary in United States

How much does a Geologist make in the United States?

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The average salary for a geologist is $70,176 per year in the United States. 1.9k salaries reported, updated at May 13, 2022.

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Top companies for Geologists in United States

  1. bp
    4306 reviews5 salaries reported
    $166,973per year
  2. $120,000per year
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Highest paying cities for Geologists in United States

  1. Houston, TX
    $115,155 per year
    554 salaries reported
  2. Phoenix, AZ
    $70,257 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. Denver, CO
    $62,970 per year
    32 salaries reported
  1. Dallas, TX
    $56,270 per year
    32 salaries reported
  2. Oklahoma City, OK
    $55,567 per year
    23 salaries reported
  3. Salt Lake City, UT
    $55,095 per year
    19 salaries reported
  1. Tulsa, OK
    $53,902 per year
    15 salaries reported
  2. Fort Stockton, TX
    $53,741 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. Midland, TX
    $53,447 per year
    37 salaries reported
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Most common benefits for Geologists

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 93 ratings

67% of Geologists in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

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