How much does a Geophysicist II make in the United States? The average Geophysicist II salary in the United States is $95,375 as of August 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $84,057 and $120,296. 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 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 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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