How much does a Geologist make?

Updated Jun 11, 2021
CA$97k /yr
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131 salaries

CA$60k

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CA$97k

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CA$157k

High

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The national average salary for a Geologist is $97,317 in Canada. Filter by location to see Geologist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 131 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Geologist employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
GeologistCA$97k /yr
L3
Senior GeologistCA$133k /yr
L4
Staff GeologistCA$96k /yr
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Entry Level Geologist

CA$96,243

per year

Environmental Geologist

CA$90,868

per year

Geological Technician

CA$90,868

per year

Operations Geologist

CA$90,868

per year

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Cenovus
2.7

Cenovus

Geologist

CA$98,855

 /yr
Range: CA$58k - CA$133k
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CA$58k

CA$133k

CA$58,135 - CA$133,022 Range

ConocoPhillips
4

ConocoPhillips

Geologist

CA$118,078

 /yr
Range: CA$92k - CA$169k

CA$92k

CA$169k

CA$92,007 - CA$169,292 Range

Talisman Energy
3.2

Talisman Energy

Geologist

CA$131,833

 /yr
Range: CA$89k - CA$152k

CA$89k

CA$152k

CA$88,682 - CA$151,904 Range

Suncor
3.8

Suncor

Geologist

CA$127,480

 /yr
Range: CA$92k - CA$180k

CA$92k

CA$180k

CA$91,710 - CA$179,590 Range

Husky Energy

Geologist

CA$137,565

 /yr
Range: CA$122k - CA$219k

CA$122k

CA$219k

CA$121,817 - CA$218,950 Range

Schlumberger
3.8

Schlumberger

Geologist

CA$87,376

 /yr
Range: CA$65k - CA$115k

CA$65k

CA$115k

CA$64,879 - CA$114,544 Range

Shell
4.1

Shell

Geologist

CA$137,582

 /yr
Range: CA$127k - CA$153k

CA$127k

CA$153k

CA$126,696 - CA$152,909 Range

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Canadian Natural
3.6

Canadian Natural

Geologist

CA$84,000

 /yr
Range: CA$82k - CA$164k

CA$82k

CA$164k

CA$82,269 - CA$164,085 Range

Nexen
3.5

Nexen

Geologist

CA$72,798

 /yr
Range: CA$55k - CA$123k

CA$55k

CA$123k

CA$54,737 - CA$123,196 Range

Imperial Oil
3.8

Imperial Oil

Geologist
About 

CA$176k -CA$246k

CA$176k

CA$246k

CA$175,985 - CA$246,425 Range

Vale
4.3

Vale

Geologist
About 

CA$84k -CA$101k

CA$84k

CA$101k

CA$83,508 - CA$101,096 Range

Ovintiv
3.4

Ovintiv

Geologist
About 

CA$89k -CA$116k

CA$89k

CA$116k

CA$89,178 - CA$115,995 Range

Alberta Energy Regulator
3

Alberta Energy Regulator

Geologist
About 

CA$98k -CA$122k

CA$98k

CA$122k

CA$97,610 - CA$122,310 Range

CNOOC
3.3

CNOOC

Geologist
About 

CA$92k -CA$158k

CA$92k

CA$158k

CA$91,797 - CA$158,213 Range

Klohn Crippen Berger
3.8

Klohn Crippen Berger

Geologist
About 

CA$86k -CA$107k

CA$86k

CA$107k

CA$86,489 - CA$107,265 Range

Thurber Engineering
3.5

Thurber Engineering

Geologist - Hourly
About 

CA$28 -CA$38

 hourly

CA$28

CA$38

CA$28 - CA$38 Range

PennWest
3

PennWest

Geologist
About 

CA$89k -CA$105k

CA$89k

CA$105k

CA$89,085 - CA$105,452 Range

Terracon Geotechnique
3.8

Terracon Geotechnique

Geologist - Hourly
About 

CA$30 -CA$34

 hourly

CA$30

CA$34

CA$30 - CA$34 Range

Ministry of Northern Development and Mines
4.4

CA$5k

CA$7k

CA$5,272 - CA$6,670 Range

Orano
3.6

Orano

Geologist - Hourly Contractor
About 

CA$36 -CA$40

 hourly

CA$36

CA$40

CA$36 - CA$40 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Geologist salaries

The average salary for a Geologist is CA$97,317 in Canada. Salaries estimates are based on 131 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Geologist employees in Canada.

The highest salary for a Geologist in Canada is CA$157,422 per year.

The lowest salary for a Geologist in Canada is CA$60,161 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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$76,000
per year
A Geoscientist in the Vancouver Area area reported making $76,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$140,000
per year
A Geologist in the Calgary Area area reported making $140,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Calgary Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$100,000
per year
A Geologist in the Toronto Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$75,000
per year
A Field Geologist in the Vancouver Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$74,500
per year
A Hydrogeologist in the Fredericton Area area reported making $74,500 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Fredericton Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$77,588
per year
A Geoscientist in the Calgary Area area reported making $77,588 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Calgary Area area
Contract
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$5,652
monthly
A Geologist in the Thunder Bay Area area reported making $5,652 per month
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Thunder Bay Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public
$21,000
monthly
A Geologist in the Calgary Area area reported making $21,000 per month
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Calgary Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$95,979
per year
A Geologist in the Calgary Area area reported making $95,979 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Calgary Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public