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Geological Engineer Salary

$92,270 (USD)

Average Salary

$44/hr

Average Hourly

$2,694

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 19, 2019

The average pay for a Geological Engineer is $92,270 a year and $44 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Geological Engineer is between $65,050 and $114,425. 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:
  • Provides geologic/geotechnical support and services on design and construction of geotechnical projects and field programs, providing support to engineering design and field efforts.
  • Plans, implements, and manages geotechnical exploration programs including assigning laboratory testing.
  • Investigates geotechnical fields, including soil and rock logging, in-situ testing, well installation monitoring, and soil and water sampling for projects that may include transportation, underground, and water resources.
  • Performs geological and hydrogeological analyses, geologic mapping, material and site characterization, and earth retaining systems for various projects.
Geological Engineer Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

Job family population: 5,780

Estimated population of Geological Engineer jobs: 526

Rate of error: 5.5%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$106,966
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Geological Engineer Job Listings for United States

Geologist
Nov 8
San Antonio, United States
Killam Oil Company
Comfortable working independently and collaboratively with geological, engineering, and land team * LOCATION: Based out of San Antonio office * COMPENSATION: ?Competitive ?Performance Bonus
Staff Geologist, Environmental Consulting
Nov 4
Fair Oaks, 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 ...
Staff Environmental Engineer / Geologist
Nov 11
Rohnert Park, CA, USA
Edd Clark & Associates, Inc.
Edd Clark & Associates, (EC&A) is seeking a qualified person for the position as an environmental engineer/geologist. This individual should have 3 - 5 years experience dealing with project tasks ...
Environmental Scientist, Engineer, or Geologist - Honolulu
Nov 14
Honolulu, United States
Ford & Associates, Inc.
Ford & Associates, Inc. is looking for an environmental scientist, engineer, or geologist to join our environmental consulting company. Our technical services include strategic environmental ...
Project Geologist
Nov 8
Irvine, United States
Stoney-Miller Consultants, Inc.
Focus of employment is to complete training in engineering geology, expand their project/investigation expertise, further develop an understanding of geotechnical engineering principles, and augment ...

The average pay for a Geological Engineer is $92,270 a year and $44 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Geological Engineer is between $65,050 and $114,425. 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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Comfortable working independently and collaboratively with geological, engineering, and land team * LOCATION: Based out of San Antonio office * COMPENSATION: ?Competitive ?Performance Bonus
Staff Geologist, Environmental Consulting
Nov 4
Fair Oaks, 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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