How much does a Geophysicist I make in the United States? The average Geophysicist I salary in the United States is $75,489 as of April 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $69,378 and $90,484. 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.
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 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Geophysicist I in the United States. The base salary for Geophysicist I ranges from $69,378 to $90,484 with the average base salary of $75,489. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $76,460 to $96,715 with the average total cash compensation of $83,242.