Browse Average Salary Ranges for Science and Research Jobs

What are the average salary ranges for jobs in the Science and Research? There are 462 jobs in Science and Research category. Average salaries can vary and range from $34,769 to $316,594. Salary ranges can differ significantly depending on the job, industry, location, required experience, specific skills, education, and other factors... Salaries listed below are U.S. national averages data from October 30, 2019.

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Job Title Experience EDUCATION Avg. Salary  
Job TitleCertified Petroleum Geologist I Experience0 - 2 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$103,600  
32.72%
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Studies and examines variations in rock formations and mineral samples to identify new gas and oil deposits. Analyzes the integrity of wells to determine feasibility of drilling. Estimates depth, qual More

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Petroleum Geologist I
Prospect Geophysicist I
Job TitleCertified Petroleum Geologist II Experience2 - 4 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$123,700  
39.07%
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Studies and examines variations in rock formations and mineral samples to identify new gas and oil deposits. Analyzes the integrity of wells to determine feasibility of drilling. Estimates depth, qual More

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Petroleum Geologist II
Prospect Geophysicist II
Job TitleCertified Petroleum Geologist III Experience4 - 7 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$144,200  
45.55%
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Studies and examines variations in rock formations and mineral samples to identify new gas and oil deposits. Analyzes the integrity of wells to determine feasibility of drilling. Estimates depth, qual More

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Petroleum Geologist III
Prospect Geophysicist III
Job TitleCertified Petroleum Geologist IV Experience7 + EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$183,100  
57.83%
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Studies and examines variations in rock formations and mineral samples to identify new gas and oil deposits. Analyzes the integrity of wells to determine feasibility of drilling. Estimates depth, qual More

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Petroleum Geologist IV
Prospect Geophysicist IV
Job TitleCertified Petroleum Geologist V Experience10 + EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$218,100  
68.89%
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Studies and examines variations in rock formations and mineral samples to identify new gas and oil deposits. Analyzes the integrity of wells to determine feasibility of drilling. Estimates depth, qual More

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Petroleum Geologist V
Prospect Geophysicist V
Job TitleChief Geophysical Engineer Experience EducationAdvanced Avg. Salary$250,300  
79.06%
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Plans and oversees all aspects of the geology department's policies, objectives, and initiatives. Responsible for the management of the geology department staff and the operation of geophysical progra More

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Top Geology Executive
Job TitleChief Geophysicist Experience10 + EducationMasters Avg. Salary$170,400  
53.82%
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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 collect More

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Geophysicist V
Expert Geophysicist
Job TitleChief R & D Officer Experience EducationMasters Avg. Salary$305,100  
96.37%
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Plans and directs all aspects of an organization's research and development policies, objectives, and initiatives. Maintains an organization's competitive position and profitability by formulating res More

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Top Research & Development Executive
Chief Research, Development and Innovation Officer
Chief Research and Development Officer
Head of Research and Development
Vice President of Research and Development
Job TitleChief Research and Development Officer Experience EducationMasters Avg. Salary$305,040  
96.35%
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Plans and directs all aspects of an organization's research and development policies, objectives, and initiatives. Maintains an organization's competitive position and profitability by formulating res More

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Top Research & Development Executive
Chief Research, Development and Innovation Officer
Chief R & D Officer
Head of Research and Development
Vice President of Research and Development
Job TitleChief Research, Development and Innovation Officer Experience EducationMasters Avg. Salary$305,090  
96.37%
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Plans and directs all aspects of an organization's research and development policies, objectives, and initiatives. Maintains an organization's competitive position and profitability by formulating res More

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Top Research & Development Executive
Chief R & D Officer
Chief Research and Development Officer
Head of Research and Development
Vice President of Research and Development

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