Senior Exploration Geologist Salary in the United States

How much does a Senior Exploration Geologist make in the United States? The average Senior Exploration Geologist salary in the United States is $151,912 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $134,522 and $167,572. 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. 

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$134,522 to $167,572
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Senior Exploration Geologist in the United States. The base salary for Senior Exploration Geologist ranges from $134,522 to $167,572 with the average base salary of $151,912. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $137,795 to $167,917 with the average total cash compensation of $152,186.

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