How much does a Geotechnical Engineer III make in the United States? The average Geotechnical Engineer III salary in the United States is $100,224 as of November 23, 2022, but the range typically falls between $86,522 and $108,332. 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. 

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25% $86,522 10% $74,047 90% $115,714 75% $108,332 $100,224 50%(Median)
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Job Description for Geotechnical Engineer III

Geotechnical Engineer III 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 III requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. To be a Geotechnical Engineer III typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Skills associated with Geotechnical Engineer III: Engineering Assessment Report, Construction Site Inspection, Modeling numerical, Geospatial (GIS) Analysis

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