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Geologist salary in the United States

Average salary
$70,500/yr
Based on 3,150 income tax records
$30,500
$223,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$30,500
$223,500
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

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The average salary for a Geologist in the United States is $70,500 per year. This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 3,150 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as geologists. Geologist salaries in the United States can vary between $30,500 to $223,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more. Read more
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Geologist salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Houston Metro Area, TX
429 income tax records
$157,500/yr
$97K – $202K
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Bakersfield Metro Area, CA
24 income tax records
$141,500/yr
$109K – $177K
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Oklahoma City Metro Area, OK
46 income tax records
$139,500/yr
$112K – $179K
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New Orleans Metro Area, LA
13 income tax records
$106,000/yr
$86K – $182K
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Anchorage Metro Area, AK
30 income tax records
$99,000/yr
$68K – $138K
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Dallas Metro Area, TX
108 income tax records
$97,500/yr
$61K – $156K
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Boulder Metro Area, CO
11 income tax records
$96,500/yr
$82K – $105K
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San Luis Obispo Metro Area, CA
10 income tax records
$96,500/yr
$66K – $101K
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Reno Metro Area, NV
13 income tax records
$86,500/yr
$60K – $94K
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Tucson Metro Area, AZ
14 income tax records
$83,000/yr
$65K – $103K
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Tulsa Metro Area, OK
19 income tax records
$83,000/yr
$63K – $142K
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San Francisco Metro Area, CA
53 income tax records
$76,500/yr
$63K – $90K
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Pittsburgh Metro Area, PA
36 income tax records
$75,500/yr
$58K – $88K
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Denver Metro Area, CO
134 income tax records
$75,000/yr
$53K – $112K
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Riverside Metro Area, CA
15 income tax records
$73,500/yr
$58K – $110K
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Austin Metro Area, TX
54 income tax records
$73,000/yr
$54K – $119K
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Sacramento Metro Area, CA
58 income tax records
$73,000/yr
$61K – $93K
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Knoxville Metro Area, TN
25 income tax records
$73,000/yr
$61K – $83K
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Los Angeles Metro Area, CA
69 income tax records
$72,500/yr
$58K – $94K
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Santa Rosa Metro Area, CA
17 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$60K – $87K
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San Antonio Metro Area, TX
19 income tax records
$70,000/yr
$41K – $158K
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San Diego Metro Area, CA
32 income tax records
$70,000/yr
$58K – $88K
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Charlotte Metro Area, NC
20 income tax records
$69,500/yr
$59K – $79K
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Jacksonville Metro Area, FL
14 income tax records
$68,500/yr
$55K – $75K
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Seattle Metro Area, WA
72 income tax records
$67,500/yr
$58K – $80K
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Boise City Metro Area, ID
15 income tax records
$67,000/yr
$57K – $90K
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Fort Collins Metro Area, CO
16 income tax records
$67,000/yr
$41K – $80K
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Philadelphia Metro Area, PA
58 income tax records
$67,000/yr
$53K – $82K
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Washington Metro Area, DC
45 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$53K – $97K
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Chicago Metro Area, IL
32 income tax records
$65,500/yr
$52K – $84K
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Portland Metro Area, OR
47 income tax records
$65,000/yr
$57K – $93K
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Detroit Metro Area, MI
16 income tax records
$65,000/yr
$57K – $85K
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Boston Metro Area, MA
33 income tax records
$65,000/yr
$47K – $88K
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Baltimore Metro Area, MD
25 income tax records
$64,500/yr
$51K – $75K
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Portland Metro Area, ME
10 income tax records
$64,000/yr
$42K – $82K
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Albuquerque Metro Area, NM
10 income tax records
$63,000/yr
$37K – $74K
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Tampa Metro Area, FL
34 income tax records
$63,000/yr
$53K – $86K
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Indianapolis Metro Area, IN
20 income tax records
$62,500/yr
$56K – $73K
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Phoenix Metro Area, AZ
44 income tax records
$62,000/yr
$44K – $74K
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Miami Metro Area, FL
18 income tax records
$62,000/yr
$53K – $70K
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Minneapolis Metro Area, MN
19 income tax records
$61,000/yr
$51K – $80K
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Albany Metro Area, NY
19 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$54K – $91K
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New York Metro Area, NY
54 income tax records
$58,500/yr
$49K – $76K
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St. Louis Metro Area, MO
19 income tax records
$58,000/yr
$51K – $69K
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Raleigh Metro Area, NC
17 income tax records
$57,000/yr
$43K – $70K
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Richmond Metro Area, VA
16 income tax records
$57,000/yr
$50K – $66K
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Salt Lake City Metro Area, UT
24 income tax records
$56,500/yr
$48K – $71K
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Nashville Metro Area, TN
25 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$44K – $74K
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Atlanta Metro Area, GA
47 income tax records
$55,000/yr
$43K – $65K
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Columbus Metro Area, OH
20 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$40K – $67K

Geologist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Chevron, Harris County, TX
28 income tax records
$184,500/yr
$166K – $206K
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Oxy USA Payroll Services, Harris County, TX
12 income tax records
$182,000/yr
$158K – $207K
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Shell Exploration Production C, Harris County, TX
15 income tax records
$180,500/yr
$158K – $222K
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Marathon Oil Company, Harris County, TX
11 income tax records
$162,500/yr
$139K – $185K
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Chesapeake Operating, Oklahoma County, OK
14 income tax records
$150,500/yr
$121K – $180K
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ExxonMobil, Harris County, TX
27 income tax records
$142,000/yr
$122K – $195K

Geologist demographics in the United States

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47% are single
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53% are married
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36% have kids
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55% own a home

Geologist salaries by age

$0
$22,000
$44,000
$66,000
$88,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Geologists in the United States

3,150 full-time salaries from 2019
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