How much does a Geophysicist II make in the United States? The average Geophysicist II salary in the United States is $97,155 as of August 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $85,626 and $122,538. 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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25% $85,626 10% $75,129 90% $145,648 75% $122,538 $97,155 50%(Median)
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Job Description for Geophysicist II

Geophysicist II 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 II requires a bachelor's/master's degree. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals to perform a variety of tasks. Additionally, Geophysicist II typically reports to a supervisor or manager. To be a Geophysicist II typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. Gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.1%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-0.7%

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