Geologist III Salary in District of Columbia

How much does a Geologist III make in District of Columbia? The average Geologist III salary in District of Columbia is $83,840 as of January 20, 2020, but the range typically falls between $78,816 and $97,970. 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 III researches the formation, dissolution, and content of rock layers. Researches the effects of internal pressures, heat, water, pollution, and erosion. Being a Geologist III studies variations in rock formations and densities to identify new mineral deposits. Estimates depth, quality and vastness of deposits. Additionally, Geologist III 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 III typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. (Copyright 2020

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Location Naval Anacost Annex, DC Avg. Salary $83,418 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Parcel Return Service, DC Avg. Salary $83,418 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington, DC Avg. Salary $83,418 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington Navy Yard, DC Avg. Salary $83,418 Date Updated January 20, 2020
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