How much does a Geophysicist V make in the United States? The average Geophysicist V salary in the United States is $172,276 as of May 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $162,774 and $181,299. 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 V 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 V requires a master's degree in area of specialty. Demonstrates expertise in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Additionally, Geophysicist V typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. To be a Geophysicist V typically requires 10+ years of related experience. Works on advanced, complex technical projects or business issues requiring state of the art technical or industry knowledge. Works autonomously. Goals are generally communicated in "solution" or project goal terms. May provide a leadership role for the work group through knowledge in the area of specialization. (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 V in the United States. The base salary for Geophysicist V ranges from $162,774 to $181,299 with the average base salary of $172,276. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $192,924 to $224,218 with the average total cash compensation of $211,878.