Geophysicist II Salary in the United States

How much does a Geophysicist II make in the United States? The average Geophysicist II salary in the United States is $93,214 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $82,154 and $117,569. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Applies geophysical principals to identify and evaluate the value of underground deposits. Aids in the design, planning, and execution of geophysical investigations and projects including data collection, processing, analyzing, and reporting. Requires a bachelor's/master's degree. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals to perform a variety of tasks. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. Gaining exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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117569
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127402
102725
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    Geophysicist I

    0 - 2 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

  2. This Job:

    Geophysicist II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

  3. Up a level:

    Geophysicist III

    4 - 7 years experience
    Master's Degree

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