Average Geophysicist Salary in Houston, Texas

Average Geophysicist Salary in Houston, Texas

$106,203
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$61k
MEDIAN
$106k
90%
$175k

The average salary for a Geophysicist is $106,203

Base Salary
$61k - $175k
Bonus
$2k - $44k
Profit Sharing
$3k - $17k
Total Pay
$61k - $193k
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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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Gender Breakdown

Male
76.3%
Female
23.7%
This data is based on 59 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

95%

Dental

84%

Vision

74%

None

5%