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What is the average salary for a Geologist?

The average salary of a Geologist is $108,420. Please note that the average salary for a Geologist may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

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Senior

The top 25% of Geologists in United States earn:

$134,390
Experienced

The middle 50% of Geologists in United States earn:

$91,920
Junior

The bottom 25% of Geologists in United States earn:

$63,620
Starting

The bottom 10% of Geologists in United States earn:

$48,890

Historical salary

Geologist salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Geologist Salary in Texas 151,560 1
Geologist Salary in Oklahoma 132,130 2
Geologist Salary in Alaska 120,150 3
Geologist Salary in Colorado 108,960 4
Geologist Salary in United States 108,420 5
Geologist Salary in Louisiana 103,270 6
Geologist Salary in California 99,300 7
Geologist Salary in Virginia 96,040 8
Geologist Salary in Mississippi 93,210 9
Geologist Salary in Hawaii 92,970 10
Geologist Salary in Nevada 88,270 11
Geologist Salary in Maryland 86,250 12
Geologist Salary in Washington 84,950 13
Geologist Salary in Illinois 83,630 14
Geologist Salary in New Hampshire 82,850 15
Geologist Salary in Massachusetts 80,600 16
Geologist Salary in Montana 80,440 17
Geologist Salary in Minnesota 79,360 18
Geologist Salary in New Jersey 79,090 19
Geologist Salary in Vermont 79,030 20
Geologist Salary in Kansas 76,980 21
Geologist Salary in Wyoming 76,790 22
Geologist Salary in New Mexico 76,540 23
Geologist Salary in Indiana 75,810 24
Geologist Salary in Delaware 75,580 25
Geologist Salary in North Dakota 75,110 26
Geologist Salary in Ohio 75,080 27
Geologist Salary in Florida 74,930 28
Geologist Salary in Wisconsin 74,130 29
Geologist Salary in Utah 73,490 30
Geologist Salary in Idaho 73,350 31
Geologist Salary in Pennsylvania 73,220 32
Geologist Salary in New York 72,230 33
Geologist Salary in Alabama 71,260 34
Geologist Salary in North Carolina 71,210 35
Geologist Salary in Michigan 70,060 36
Geologist Salary in Connecticut 70,020 37
Geologist Salary in Rhode Island 69,340 38
Geologist Salary in Oregon 69,090 39
Geologist Salary in Arizona 67,520 40
Geologist Salary in Missouri 67,070 41
Geologist Salary in Nebraska 67,050 42
Geologist Salary in Maine 66,230 43
Geologist Salary in Arkansas 66,230 44
Geologist Salary in Georgia 65,240 45
Geologist Salary in Kentucky 64,650 46
Geologist Salary in Tennessee 61,640 47
Geologist Salary in West Virginia 58,930 48
Geologist Salary in South Dakota 58,730 49
Geologist Salary in Puerto Rico 57,310 50
Geologist Salary in South Carolina 55,430 51