Average Geophysicist Salary

$93,237
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$50k
MEDIAN
$93k
90%
$163k

The average salary for a Geophysicist is $93,237

Base Salary
$50k - $163k
Bonus
$993 - $32k
Profit Sharing
$4k - $16k
Total Pay
$49k - $168k
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What Do Geophysicists Do?

Geophysicist Tasks
  • Use software to create and interpret 2- and 3-dimensional geophysical data to identify and evaluate sites.
  • Generate prospective locations, recommend coordinates, and document assumptions and calculations.
  • Review and write contracts and specifications for geophysical work, including budgets and timelines.
  • Create and verify seismic, AVO, and other types of models to assess feasibility, safety, and returns.
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Job Satisfaction for Geophysicist

3.5 out of 5
(24)
Satisfied
9Reviews
Based on 24 responses, the job of Geophysicist has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.48 out of 5. On average, Geophysicists are satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
73.7%
Female
26.3%
This data is based on 76 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

90%

Dental

83%

Vision

70%

None

9%