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Geological Engineer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$99,736 (USD)

Average Salary

$48/hr

Average Hourly

$2,912

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Geological Engineer is $99,736 a year and $48 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Geological Engineer is between $70,314 and $123,685. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

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 Chicago, Illinois, United States

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

Job family population: 6,150

Estimated population of Geological Engineer jobs: 559

Rate of error: 5.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$115,622
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Geological Engineer Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Environmental Consultant / Engineer / Geologist
Apr 16
Whiting, IN, USA
Pioneer Engineering & Environmental Services, LLC
S. in Environmental Science, Engineering or Geology - Minimum 5 plus years of relevant experience. - Periodic on-site performance and direction of soil and groundwater sampling and other related site ...
Civil Engineer - Technical Product Support Specialist
Jun 12
Chicago, IL, USA
Gilson Company, Inc.
Bachelor's Degree or Associates Degree in geology, civil engineering or construction materials or a minimum of 5 years of experience performing construction materials testing. Also knowledge and ...
Geologist - Technical Product Support Specialist
Jun 12
Chicago, IL, USA
Gilson Company, Inc.
Bachelor's Degree or Associates Degree in geology, civil engineering or construction materials or a minimum of 5 years of experience performing construction materials testing. Also knowledge and ...
Environmental Project Manager
Apr 12
Chicago, United States
EMG
Since 1986, our team of environmental consultants, engineers, and project managers has provided ... Education and ExperienceBachelor's degree in Environmental Sciences, Geology or other related field ...
LBS1 Teacher / Case Manager 2019-20 School Year (K-12)
Jun 17
Northbrook, IL, USA
The Cove School
Analyze formal and informal diagnostic assessment results and translate into prescriptive/remedial programming. * Conduct informal diagnostic assessment in language and academic areas. * Observe ...
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