The average salary for a Geophysicist is C$75,125 per year. Experience strongly influences pay for this job.

C$49,520 - C$124,039
C$50K
C$71K
C$120K
MEDIAN: C$70,776
10%
50%
90%

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C$27.50 - C$187.50
C$40
MEDIAN: C$40.00
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$60KC$120KC$180K
Salary
C$49,520 - C$124,039  
   
Bonus
C$993 - C$25,532  
Profit Sharing
C$6,000  
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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C$50,520 - C$151,459  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 41
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$70C$140C$210
Hourly Rate
C$40.00  
   
Overtime
C$45.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$60KC$120KC$180K
Bonus
C$993 - C$25,532  
   
Profit Sharing
C$6,000  
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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C$50,520 - C$151,459  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Pay by Experience Level for Geophysicist

Pay by Experience for a Geophysicist has a positive trend. An entry-level Geophysicist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 19 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Geophysicist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Geophysicist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $121,000 based on 9 salaries. A Geophysicist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $260,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$71,744

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Key Stats for Geophysicist

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Geophysicist Salaries

Late-Career
▲262%

Experienced
▲68%

Mid-Career
▲29%

National Average
C$72,000

▼13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 31%
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