Geologist IV Salary in District of Columbia

How much does a Geologist IV make in District of Columbia? The average Geologist IV salary in District of Columbia is $101,015 as of January 20, 2020, but the range typically falls between $85,454 and $116,126. 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 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 2020

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Location Naval Anacost Annex, DC Avg. Salary $100,506 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Parcel Return Service, DC Avg. Salary $100,506 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington, DC Avg. Salary $100,506 Date Updated January 20, 2020
Location Washington Navy Yard, DC Avg. Salary $100,506 Date Updated January 20, 2020
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