Geophysicist Salary

The average salary for a Geophysicist is AU$96,408 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

AU$61,808 - AU$173,258
(Median)
AU$62K
AU$96K
AU$170K
MEDIAN: AU$96,408
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$70KAU$140KAU$210K
Salary
AU$61,808 - AU$173,258  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$25,283  
Profit Sharing
AU$970 - AU$10,365  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$61,798 - AU$188,562  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 160
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Pay by Experience Level for Geophysicist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$105,158

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Experience Affects Geophysicist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 57%

Experienced
up arrow 44%

Mid-Career
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National Average
AU$105,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
medical benefits
Vision: 21%
dental benefits
None: 41%
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