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Geophysical Prospector Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$108,889 (USD)

Average Salary

$52/hr

Average Hourly

$3,147

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Geophysical Prospector is $108,889 a year and $52 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Geophysical Prospector is between $76,767 and $135,034. 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:
  • 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.
Geophysical Prospector Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

Job family population: 28,520

Estimated population of Geophysical Prospector jobs: 2,418

Rate of error: 3.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$126,232
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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Skills

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