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Geophysicist Salaries in United States

1,014 SalariesUpdated Jan 19, 2021

Average Base Pay
$82,863 / yr
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How much does a Geophysicist make?

The national average salary for a Geophysicist is $82,863 in United States. Filter by location to see Geophysicist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,014 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Geophysicist employees.

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Geophysicist

ampm

$130,288/yr

Range: $115K - $173K

78 salaries

$130,288/yr
$115K$173K

Geophysicist

Schlumberger

$97,313/yr

Range: $79K - $138K

53 salaries

$97,313/yr
$79K$138K

Geophysicist

Chevron

$136,740/yr

Range: $124K - $203K

38 salaries

$136,740/yr
$124K$203K

Geophysicist

ConocoPhillips

$132,832/yr

Range: $105K - $178K

38 salaries

$132,832/yr
$105K$178K

Geophysicist

G X Technology

$86,876/yr

Range: $78K - $101K

32 salaries

$86,876/yr
$78K$101K

Geophysicist

MicroSeismic

$88,772/yr

Range: $57K - $116K

22 salaries

$88,772/yr
$57K$116K

Geophysicist

BP

$143,065/yr

Range: $114K - $200K

21 salaries

$143,065/yr
$114K$200K

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Geophysicist

ION Geophysical

$88,053/yr

Range: $73K - $136K

18 salaries

$88,053/yr
$73K$136K

Geophysicist

WESTERNGECO RESOURCES

$91,254/yr

Range: $77K - $98K

17 salaries

$91,254/yr
$77K$98K

Geophysicist

Noble Energy

$115,838/yr

Range: $107K - $138K

14 salaries

$115,838/yr
$107K$138K

Geophysicist

Marathon Oil

$132,286/yr

Range: $122K - $151K

12 salaries

$132,286/yr
$122K$151K

Geophysicist

Petroleum Geo-Services

$83,427/yr

Range: $44K - $129K

11 salaries

$83,427/yr
$44K$129K

Geophysicist

Hess Corporation

$138,198/yr

Range: $109K - $141K

10 salaries

$138,198/yr
$109K$141K

Geophysicist

Geokinetics

$83,405/yr

Range: $45K - $106K

10 salaries

$83,405/yr
$45K$106K

Geophysicist

ExxonMobil

$142,036/yr

Range: $131K - $280K

8 salaries

$142,036/yr
$131K$280K

Geophysicist

Murphy Oil

$182,301/yr

Range: $125K - $218K

8 salaries

$182,301/yr
$125K$218K

Geophysicist

Tetra Tech

$76,752/yr

Range: $62K - $81K

7 salaries

$76,752/yr
$62K$81K

Geophysicist

Tricon Geophysics

$95,371/yr

Range: $80K - $99K

7 salaries

$95,371/yr
$80K$99K

Geophysicist

Shell

$154,307/yr

Range: $134K - $164K

6 salaries

$154,307/yr
$134K$164K

Geophysicist

BHP

$147,602/yr

Range: $120K - $168K

6 salaries

$147,602/yr
$120K$168K
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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent geophysicist salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$75,661
per year
A Consulting Geologist in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $75,661 per year
Additional Pay
$30k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$141,234
per year
An Advanced Geophysicist in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $141,234 per year
Additional Pay
$15k cash bonus
$30k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$65,000
per year
A Consulting Geologist in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$87,000
per year
A Consulting Geologist in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $87,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$50,000
per year
A Consulting Geologist in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Contract
$31
hourly
A Geophysicist in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $31 per hour
Job Highlights
Houston, TX Area area
Intern
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$79,200
per year
A Seismic Imaging Analyst in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $79,200 per year
Additional Pay
$7k cash bonus
Job Highlights
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$81,600
per year
A Seismic Imaging Analyst in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $81,600 per year
Additional Pay
$1k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$80,705
per year
A Seismic Imaging Analyst in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $80,705 per year
Additional Pay
$3k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$84,936
per year
A CGG Imaging Geophysicist in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $84,936 per year
Job Highlights
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
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