Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Senior Geophysicist is $117,916
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Geophysicists?
An experienced Senior Geophysicist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $130,000 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $157,975.
What Do Senior Geophysicists Do?
The senior geophysicist evaluates and interprets geological data for the development of oil and gas projects and investment opportunities.
The job responsibilities associated with a typical senior geophysicist position include conducting and coordinating team projects aimed towards the acquisition of gas and oil. The geophysicist must work daily with asset teams, and so they should possess strong leadership skills and be able to efficiently manage a team. An ideal candidate for the position …Read more
- Interpret and analyze 2D and 3D seismic images.
- Supervise and lead team members.
- Compile and prepare data and maps, recommend acquisitions.
- Research, write and present technical papers and reports.