How much does a Geologist I make in the United States? The average Geologist I salary in the United States is $50,588 as of September 25, 2023, but the range typically falls between $48,837 and $59,411. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including
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Geologist I researches the formation, dissolution, and content of rock layers. Researches the effects of internal pressures, heat, water, pollution, and erosion. Being a Geologist I studies variations in rock formations and densities to identify new mineral deposits. Estimates depth, quality and vastness of deposits. Additionally, Geologist I tests mineral quality and purity to determine feasibility of mining. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. To be a Geologist I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. (Copyright 2023 Salary.com)... View full job description
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Fiscal Year Ended in 2021
What does a Geologist I do?
Geologist I in Lexington, KY
Depending on the particular specialization in geology, a geologist may study and map rock formations, collect rock samples and fossils, or measure the physical properties of the earth.
December 02, 2019
Geologist I in Asheville, NC
The geologist job duties depend on the requirements of each position.
December 01, 2019
Geologist I in New Haven, CT
Geologists want to land robots in geologically interesting places which tend to be the opposite of the level, smooth places where engineers want to land robots.
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Geologist I in the United States. The base salary for Geologist I ranges from $48,837 to $59,411 with the average base salary of $50,588. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $48,837 to $59,411 with the average total cash compensation of $50,588.