Browse Average Salary Ranges for Science and Research Jobs

What are the average salary ranges for jobs in the Science and Research? There are 469 jobs in Science and Research category. Average salaries can vary and range from $34,837 to $317,239. 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 November 25, 2019.

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Job Title Experience EDUCATION Avg. Salary  
Job TitleCertified Petroleum Geologist I Experience0 - 2 EducationBachelors Avg. Salary$103,800  
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$124,000  
39.09%
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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$144,500  
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$183,400  
57.81%
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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$218,500  
68.88%
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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$250,800  
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$170,700  
53.81%
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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 Laboratory Executive Experience8 + EducationMasters Avg. Salary$141,800  
44.70%
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Responsible for all aspects of operations in the laboratory. Designs, develops, and implements quality control procedure for the laboratory. Directs laboratory processes including safety compliance an More

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Top Laboratory Executive
Head of Research Laboratory
Vice President of Laboratory
Job TitleChief R & D Officer Experience EducationMasters Avg. Salary$305,700  
96.36%
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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$305,650  
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

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