The average pay for a Geophysical Prospector is €59,309 a year and €29 an hour in Finland.
The average salary range for a Geophysical Prospector is between €41,737 and €73,417.
This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Finland.
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Studies structure of subsurface rock formations to locate petroleum deposits: conducts research, using geophysical instruments such as seismograph, gravimeter, torsion balance, and magnetometer, pendulum devices, and electrical-resistivity apparatus to measure characteristics of earth.
Computes variations in physical forces existing at different locations and interprets data to reveal subsurface structures likely to contain petroleum deposits.
Prepares charts, profiles or subsurface contour maps, and determines desirable locations for drilling operations.
Directs field crews drilling boreholes and collecting samples of rock and soil for chemical analysis of hydrocarbon content.
May specialize in particular instrumentation and be designated electrical prospector; gravity prospector; magnetic prospector; seismic prospector.