How much does a Geophysicist I make in the United States? The average Geophysicist I salary in the United States is $76,772 as of April 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $70,556 and $92,016. 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. 

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Job Description for Geophysicist I

Geophysicist I 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 I requires a bachelor's/master's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. To be a Geophysicist I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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