How much does a Geotechnical Engineer II make in the United States? The average Geotechnical Engineer II salary in the United States is $80,706 as of April 24, 2024, but the range typically falls between $69,253 and $87,936. 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. 

Geotechnical Engineer II Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Geotechnical Engineer II Salary $58,826 US April 24, 2024
25th Percentile Geotechnical Engineer II Salary $69,253 US April 24, 2024
50th Percentile Geotechnical Engineer II Salary $80,706 US April 24, 2024
75th Percentile Geotechnical Engineer II Salary $87,936 US April 24, 2024
90th Percentile Geotechnical Engineer II Salary $94,518 US April 24, 2024
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What skills does a Geotechnical Engineer II need?

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.


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


Engineering Services: Engineering services" means any service or creative work, the adequate performance of which requires engineering education, training and experience in the application of special knowledge of the mathematical, physical and engineering sciences


Geotechnical Design: Geotechnical Design the inclusive investigation of subsurface soil/rock/water conditions, the analysis of the soil structure interaction between these conditions and proposed engineered structures, and the design of a functional structure(s).

Consulting 10.8%
Engineering Services 3.09%
Geotechnical Design 1.7%
Others 84.41%

Job Description for Geotechnical Engineer II

Geotechnical Engineer II prepares and inspects projects involving drilling and exploration. Responsible for geological mapping, report writing, site characterization, numerical modeling and analysis of excavations/supports. Being a Geotechnical Engineer II requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. To be a Geotechnical Engineer II typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. Gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. (Copyright 2024 View full job description

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Career Path for Geotechnical Engineer II

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 Geotechnical Engineer II, the upper level is Geotechnical Engineer III and then progresses to Geotechnical Engineer IV.

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

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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
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

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