How much does a Geotechnical Engineer IV make in the United States? The average Geotechnical Engineer IV salary in the United States is $126,785 as of January 26, 2024, but the range typically falls between $120,434 and $133,125. 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. 

Geotechnical Engineer IV Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Geotechnical Engineer IV Salary $114,652 US January 26, 2024
25th Percentile Geotechnical Engineer IV Salary $120,434 US January 26, 2024
50th Percentile Geotechnical Engineer IV Salary $126,785 US January 26, 2024
75th Percentile Geotechnical Engineer IV Salary $133,125 US January 26, 2024
90th Percentile Geotechnical Engineer IV Salary $138,898 US January 26, 2024
25% $120,434 10% $114,652 90% $138,898 75% $133,125 $126,785 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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Geology: Geology is the science that studies the Earth's physical structure and substances, the history of rocks, the processes that act on them and the most economic way to use the world's resources.

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AutoCAD: AutoCAD is a commercial computer-aided design and drafting software application. Developed and marketed by Autodesk, AutoCAD was first released in December 1982 as a desktop app running on microcomputers with internal graphics controllers.

Consulting 0.15%
Geology 0.05%
AutoCAD 0.03%
Others 99.77%

Job Description for Geotechnical Engineer IV

Geotechnical Engineer IV 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 IV requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. To be a Geotechnical Engineer 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 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Civitas Resources, Inc., an exploration and production company, focuses on the acquisition, development, and production of oil and natural gas in the Rocky Mountain region, primarily in the Wattenberg Field of the Denver-Julesburg Basin of Colorado. The company was formerly known as Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc. Civitas R... More
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Geotechnical Engineer IV salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Geotechnical Engineer IV, the highest Geotechnical Engineer IV salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Geotechnical Engineer IV salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Geotechnical Engineer IV salary is in Miami, FL, where the Geotechnical Engineer IV salary is 2.9% 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
-2.9%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 5.5%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 17.5%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-0.7%

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

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