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Environmental Geologist Salary

$90,910 (USD)

Average Salary

$44/hr

Average Hourly

$2,655

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 12, 2019

The average pay for an Environmental Geologist is $90,910 a year and $44 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Environmental Geologist is between $64,091 and $112,738. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Environmental Geologist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Studies the composition, structure, and history of the earth's crust and ocean bottom.
  • Analyzes rocks, minerals, and fossil remains to identify and determine sequence of processes affecting the development of earth.
  • Utilizes knowledge of chemistry, physics, biology, and mathematics to explain these phenomena and to help locate mineral, geothermal, and petroleum deposits and underground water resources.
  • Positions covered by this definition are characterized by the inclusion of work that requires an understanding of both theories and principles.
  • Excludes paraprofessional positions.
Environmental Geologist Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

Job family population: 29,260

Estimated population of Environmental Geologist jobs: 2,661

Rate of error: 3.4%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$105,389
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Environmental Geologist Job Listings for United States

Geologist or Environmental Scientist
Dec 8
Fort Lauderdale, United States
Groundwater & Environmental Services, Inc
Our Fort Lauderdale, FL office seeks an entry to mid level Environmental Scientist or Geologist to join our team. Responsibilities: * Performs groundwater sampling, gauging and product bailing, and ...
Staff Geologist, Environmental Consulting
Oct 19
Sacramento, CA, USA
APEX ENVIROTECH, INC.
Bachelor's degree in geology, engineering or science-related field. * 0-3 years of environmental geology experience * OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER certification (preferred) * Excellent oral and written ...
Environmental Scientist, Geologist, or Engineer - 4 to 6 Years Experience
Nov 9
San Francisco, United States
Langan Engineering, Environmental, Surveying and Landscape Architecture, D.P.C.
Langan has an opening for an Environmental Scientist, Geologist, or Environmental Engineer with 4 to 6 Years of Experience in our San Francisco, CA office. The successful candidate will have ...
Environmental Scientist
Dec 9
Houston, TX, USA
ATC Group Services (ATC)
Degree in Environmental Science, Engineering, Geology, or related field. * Minimum of 5-8+ years of directly related professional experience * Higher level of education may contribute toward ...
Environmental Scientist (w/ CAD Skills)
Nov 6
Sacramento, CA, USA
Thunder Mountain Enterprises, Inc
... Geology, or related field · QSP Certified plan for achievement within 2 years * AutoCAD ... environmentally progressive driving surfaces, dust control, land restoration and low impact ...

The average pay for an Environmental Geologist is $90,910 a year and $44 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Environmental Geologist is between $64,091 and $112,738. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Environmental Geologist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Geologist or Environmental Scientist
Dec 8
Fort Lauderdale, United States
Groundwater & Environmental Services, Inc
Our Fort Lauderdale, FL office seeks an entry to mid level Environmental Scientist or Geologist to join our team. Responsibilities: * Performs groundwater sampling, gauging and product bailing, and ...
Staff Geologist, Environmental Consulting
Oct 19
Sacramento, CA, USA
APEX ENVIROTECH, INC.
Bachelor's degree in geology, engineering or science-related field. * 0-3 years of environmental geology experience * OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER certification (preferred) * Excellent oral and written ...
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