Average Geologist Salary in Australia

Annual Base Salary - $105,090.00/year

The average annual salary of Geologist is $105,090.00

$73,440.00
Low
$105,090.00
Average
$140,400.00
High

The starting salary of Geologist is between $62,424.00 and $73,440.00 whereas the maximum salary range is between $140,400.00 and $161,460.00.

Minimum Annual Pay Maximum Annual Pay
$62,424.00 $161,460.00
Average Hourly Pay - $43.97/hour

The average hourly pay of Geologist is $43.97.

$31.61
Low
$43.97
Average
$60.48
High

The starting hourly rate is between $27.00 and $31.61 for Geologist whereas the maximum hourly wage is between $60.48 and $70.00.

Minimum Hourly Pay Maximum Hourly Pay
$27.00 $70.00
Bonus Range: Tooltip
$3,090.00 - $21,200.00
$3,090.00
$161,460.00
Profit Sharing: Tooltip
$1,032.00 - $10,400.00
$1,032.00
$161,460.00
  • Currency : AUD
  • Annual Salary : $105,090.00
  • Hourly Pay : $43.97
  • Weekly Pay : $1,854.00
  • Fortnightly Salary : $3,708.00
  • Monthly Salary : $8,034.00

Geologist Salary Comparison by Gender

Female
Male

This pie chart demonstrates the gender share for Geologist. As indicated, the golden colour represents the percentage share for women and the green represents the percentage share for men.

As shown in the chart, male employees are involved significantly more as Geologist compared to female. Their involvement is 63% while of female is only 37%.

Salary Distribution Based on Years of Experience

The line graph shows Geologist salary in Australia on an annual basis. In this graph specifically, it is indicated that as the years of experience increases, so does their wages.

For Geologist working less than a year in a company, you notice that their annual salary starts around $83,473.20.

As the years of experience reaches 1 to 4, there is a significant increase of $9,720.50 which would give a total wage of AUD93,193.70.

Once the experience reaches 5-9 years Geologist salary would increase again to a total of $111,937.01, adding $18,743.31 from the last salary increase.

After reaching the 10-19 year experience in their career, another increase in salary will be added to a total of $121,999.09.

And finally, once the Geologist gains 20 years of experience or more, their salary would reach $162,300.00.

Prominent Skills Affecting Geologist Salary

The bar graph data indicates the importance of specific skills which can have a direct impact on Geologist's salary. It clearly highlights the skills needed for a post of Geologist when hired by an employer.

The most vital skill expected of Geologist is Software Knowledge which impacts the most than the rest of the skills indicated with a staggering 15% comparatively. Therefore, one’s salary would greatly depend on their skills in Software Knowledge.

The skill least likely to affect one’s pay would be Windows Operating System General Use with 2%. It can be said that Windows Operating System General Use skill will unlikely impact the salary.

Compensation Statistics Based on Experience Levels

This combination of a line and the bar graph shows how the experience affects the salary of Geologist. Companies are considering factors like training and education directly affecting the salary offered to you as an employee. The line graph shows the salary increment with the increase in experience whereas the bar graph shows the comparision of how the salary is getting affected based on experience level.

As shown in the trends, lowest earning is $84,072.00 whereas the highest earning is $167,093.00 which clearly shows the salary increases with the level of expertise.

Experienced person will earn the maximum salary of $167,093.00 at 59%. So to summerize, Entry Level earns 20% less than the average salary, Early Career earns 7% less than the average salary, Mid Carrer earns 11% more than the average salary, Late Career earns 21% more than the average salary, Experienced earns 59% more than the average salary.

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