Geologist IV Salary in South Dakota

How much does a Geologist IV make in South Dakota? The average Geologist IV salary in South Dakota is $76,472 as of May 31, 2019, but the range typically falls between $64,694 and $87,917. 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. View the Cost of Living in South Dakota

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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 2019 Salary.com)

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Deadwood, SD Avg. Salary $76,463 Date Updated May 31, 2019
Location Pierre, SD Avg. Salary $74,410 Date Updated May 31, 2019
Location Watertown, SD Avg. Salary $77,225 Date Updated May 31, 2019
Location Aberdeen, SD Avg. Salary $73,065 Date Updated May 31, 2019
Location Agar, SD Avg. Salary $73,065 Date Updated May 31, 2019
Location Akaska, SD Avg. Salary $73,065 Date Updated May 31, 2019
Location Alcester, SD Avg. Salary $75,636 Date Updated May 31, 2019
Location Alexandria, SD Avg. Salary $77,225 Date Updated May 31, 2019
Location Allen, SD Avg. Salary $76,463 Date Updated May 31, 2019
Location Alpena, SD Avg. Salary $75,145 Date Updated May 31, 2019
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