How much does a Geophysicist III make in the United States? The average Geophysicist III salary in the United States is $130,162 as of November 23, 2022, but the range typically falls between $110,274 and $163,555. 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 III

Geophysicist III 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 III requires a master's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. To be a Geophysicist III typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
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City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
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