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Senior Geophysicist Salary (United States)

A Senior Geophysicist earns an average salary of $121,215 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
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$79,804 - $194,404
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MEDIAN: $121,214
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National Salary Data

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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$79,804 - $194,404  
   
Bonus
$1,021 - $41,217  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,067  
Total Pay (?
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$79,807 - $224,314  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 74
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Job Description for Senior Geophysicist

The senior geophysicist evaluates and interprets geological data for the development of oil and gas projects and investment opportunities.
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Senior Geophysicist Tasks
  • Compile and prepare data and maps, recommend acquisitions.
  • Research, write and present technical papers and reports.
  • Interpret and analyze 2D and 3D seismic images.
  • Supervise and lead team members.

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Experience Affects Senior Geophysicist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%
National Average
$144,000
Experienced
up arrow 3%
Mid-Career
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
13%
female alumni
 
Male
87%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
1%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 2%