Geologist I Salary in District of Columbia

How much does a Geologist I make in District of Columbia? The average Geologist I salary in District of Columbia is $51,675 as of January 20, 2020, but the range typically falls between $49,890 and $60,682. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

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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 2020 Salary.com)

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Naval Anacost Annex, DC Avg. Salary $51,415 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Parcel Return Service, DC Avg. Salary $51,415 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington, DC Avg. Salary $51,415 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington Navy Yard, DC Avg. Salary $51,415 Date Updated January 20, 2020
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