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Geologist salary in United States

How much does a Geologist make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $66,232
Low $39,912
High $109,909
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a geologist is $66,232 per year in the United States. 1.3k salaries reported, updated at September 19, 2023

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Top companies for Geologists in United States

  1. Chevron
    6,019 reviews6 salaries reported
    $184,723per year
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Highest paying cities for Geologists near United States

  1. Rancho Cordova, CA
    $116,697 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. Houston, TX
    $113,935 per year
    43 salaries reported
  3. Midland, TX
    $79,498 per year
    23 salaries reported
  1. Oklahoma City, OK
    $75,007 per year
    17 salaries reported
  2. Denver, CO
    $70,975 per year
    28 salaries reported
  3. Tucson, AZ
    $69,733 per year
    10 salaries reported
  1. Dallas, TX
    $64,740 per year
    14 salaries reported
  2. Atlanta, GA
    $61,646 per year
    7 salaries reported
  3. Lexington, KY
    $60,764 per year
    247 salaries reported
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Where can a Geologist earn more?

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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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