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Geophysical Operator Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$78,945 (USD)

Average Salary

$38/hr

Average Hourly

$1,650

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Geophysical Operator is $78,945 a year and $38 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Geophysical Operator is between $56,700 and $97,338. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Plans and directs activities of field party engaged in collecting seismic data used in prospecting for oil or gas: designates location of shot holes and placement of seismometers and connecting cables over blast area according to plot drawn by surveyor, geophysical prospecting.
  • Plans and directs activities of workers engaged in laying out seismographic measuring apparatus over test area.
  • Surveys area to verify that equipment is in position specified and tests electrical circuits for continuity.
  • Directs shooter, seismograph to detonate charges placed in shot holes, using short wave radio.
  • Observes reaction of recording instruments to detect irregularity.
  • Develops picture of seismic wave pattern in photographic developing solution.
  • Examines wave pattern on subterranean strata for evidence of distortion caused by electronic crossfeed, short circuit, or loose connection.
  • Orders redrilling of shot holes and equipment layout to repeat shot.
  • Directs repair or repairs instruments or equipment, using manufacturers' manuals and handtools.
Geophysical Operator Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Geological and Petroleum Technicians

Job family population: 14,820

Estimated population of Geophysical Operator jobs: 700

Rate of error: 4.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$91,519
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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Geophysical Operator Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Formulation Lab Technician - Personal Care
May 22
Tarrytown, NY, USA
HirePower Personnel, Inc
... owned and operated Staffing and IT Professional Services business incorporated in 2002. HPP ... Geophysical, Finance, Administration, Customer Service, and Automotive. HPP has a proven track ...
Lead Broadcast - Event Technician
May 7
New York, NY, USA
HirePower Personnel, Inc
Company Description HirePower Personnel, Inc. (HPP) is a woman owned and operated Staffing and ... Geophysical, Finance, Administration, Customer Service, and Automotive. HPP has a proven track ...
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