Professional Geologist Salary

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The average yearly salary for Professional Geologist is $59,500. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a Professional Geologist, you could expect a starting pay rate of $49,000 annually. As is true for most jobs and careers, you can expect your hourly pay rate or salary to increase as you gain experience and the longer you are employed with the same employer. You could potentially make an average income of around $70,000 after several years on the job with increased wages. When pursuing your career of choice, you should compare salaries of similar professions and factor in variables such as health benefits and potential for raises and promotions over time.


Yearly Professional Geologist Pay Statistics

Average Yearly Professional Geologist Salary

$47,600 - $71,400

Starting Yearly Professional Geologist Salary

$39,200 - $58,800

Top Yearly Professional Geologist Salary

$56,000 - $84,000

Monthly Professional Geologist Pay Statistics

Average Monthly Professional Geologist Salary

$3,967 - $5,950

Starting Monthly Professional Geologist Salary

$3,267 - $4,900

Top Monthly Professional Geologist Salary

$4,667 - $7,000

Hourly Professional Geologist Pay Statistics

Average Hourly Professional Geologist Salary

$21 - $32

Starting Hourly Professional Geologist Salary

$18 - $26

Top Hourly Professional Geologist Salary

$25 - $38


Professional Geologist Gender and Age Stats


Some professions tend to be geared toward various age groups of workers and certain genders more than others. The average Professional Geologist age in the United States is 38 years old. As it pertains to men vs women, 49% of Professional Geologist are male in the United States, and 51% of the Professional Geologist are female in the United States.

National Salary Data for Professional Geologist


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