How much does a Geophysicist V make in San Jose, CA? The average Geophysicist V salary in San Jose, CA is $219,313 as of March 29, 2021, but the range typically falls between $207,226 and $230,799. 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 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description
San Jose is located at 37°20′07″N 121°53′31″W / 37.335278°N 121.891944°W / 37.335278; -121.891944. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 180.0 sq mi (466 km2), of which 3.4 sq mi (8.8 km2) (1.91%) is water, making it the fourth-largest California city by land area (after Los Angeles, San Diego and California City).
San Jose lies between the San Andreas Fault, the source of the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, and the Calaveras Fault. San Jose is shaken by moderate earthquakes on average one or two times a year. These quakes originate just east of the city on...
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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 San Jose, CA. The base salary for Geophysicist V ranges from $207,226 to $230,799 with the average base salary of $219,313. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $245,601 to $285,436 with the average total cash compensation of $269,724.