How much does a Geologist IV make in the United States? The average Geologist IV salary in the United States is $98,996 as of August 27, 2023, but the range typically falls between $83,754 and $113,791. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Geologist IV Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Geologist IV Salary $69,877 US August 27, 2023
25th Percentile Geologist IV Salary $83,754 US August 27, 2023
50th Percentile Geologist IV Salary $98,996 US August 27, 2023
75th Percentile Geologist IV Salary $113,791 US August 27, 2023
90th Percentile Geologist IV Salary $127,262 US August 27, 2023
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Job Description for Geologist IV

Geologist IV researches the formation, dissolution, and content of rock layers. Researches the effects of internal pressures, heat, water, pollution, and erosion. Being a Geologist IV studies variations in rock formations and densities to identify new mineral deposits. Estimates depth, quality and vastness of deposits. Additionally, Geologist IV tests mineral quality and purity to determine feasibility of mining. Requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. To be a Geologist IV typically requires 7+ years of related experience. A specialist on complex technical and business matters. Work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. (Copyright 2023 View full job description

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