How much does a Geophysicist V make in the United States? The average Geophysicist V salary in the United States is $168,804 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $159,498 and $177,651. 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
Geophysicist V 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. Being a Geophysicist V requires a graduate degree in area of specialty. Demonstrates expertise in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Additionally, Geophysicist V typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. To be a Geophysicist V typically requires 10+ years of related experience. Works on advanced, complex technical projects or business issues requiring state of the art technical or industry knowledge. Works autonomously. Goals are generally communicated in "solution" or project goal terms. May provide a leadership role for the work group through knowledge in the area of specialization. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)
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