How much does a Geophysicist IV make in the United States? The average Geophysicist IV salary in the United States is $138,145 as of April 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $121,210 and $155,314. 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 IV 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 IV requires a master's degree in area of specialty. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. To be a Geophysicist IV typically requires 7+ years of related experience. A specialist on complex technical and business matters. Work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. (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 IV in the United States. The base salary for Geophysicist IV ranges from $121,210 to $155,314 with the average base salary of $138,145. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $136,854 to $179,395 with the average total cash compensation of $157,795.