How much does a Geologist V make in the United States? The average Geologist V salary in the United States is $128,604 as of April 24, 2024, but the range typically falls between $106,808 and $141,024. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Geologist V Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Geologist V Salary $86,964 US April 24, 2024
25th Percentile Geologist V Salary $106,808 US April 24, 2024
50th Percentile Geologist V Salary $128,604 US April 24, 2024
75th Percentile Geologist V Salary $141,024 US April 24, 2024
90th Percentile Geologist V Salary $152,331 US April 24, 2024
25% $106,808 10% $86,964 90% $152,331 75% $141,024 $128,604 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

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Consulting: Providing technical or business expertise and advice to internal or external clients.

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Transportation: Refers to the mode of travel used to get from home to work most frequently. The transportation are bus, train, aeroplane, ship, car, etc while the mode of transportation refers to road, air, sea/ocean, etc.

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Environmental Science: Environmental science refers to a grouping of scientific disciplines that are all concerned with the physical, chemical and biological characteristics of the surroundings in which organisms live.

Consulting 5.08%
Transportation 2.43%
Environmental Science 1.51%
Others 90.98%

Job Description for Geologist V

Geologist V researches the formation, dissolution, and content of rock layers. Researches the effects of internal pressures, heat, water, pollution, and erosion. Being a Geologist V studies variations in rock formations and densities to identify new mineral deposits. Estimates depth, quality and vastness of deposits. Additionally, Geologist V tests mineral quality and purity to determine feasibility of mining. Requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Demonstrates expertise in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. To be a Geologist V typically requires 10+ years of related experience. Works on advanced, complex technical projects or business issues requiring state of the art technical or industry knowledge. Works autonomously. Goals are generally communicated in "solution" or project goal terms. May provide a leadership role for the work group through knowledge in the area of specialization. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Career Path for Geologist V

A career path is a sequence of jobs that leads to your short- and long-term career goals. Some follow a linear career path within one field, while others change fields periodically to achieve career or personal goals.

For Geologist V, the first career path typically starts with an Exploration Manager position, and then progresses to Exploration Director.

Additionally, the second career path typically progresses to Top Geology Executive.

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Geologist V salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Geologist V, the highest Geologist V salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Geologist V salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Geologist V salary is in Miami, FL, where the Geologist V salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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