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Permit Agent Geophysical Prospecting Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$65,443 (USD)

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Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Permit Agent Geophysical Prospecting is $65,443 a year and $31 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Permit Agent Geophysical Prospecting is between $47,402 and $80,424. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Negotiates permits with property owners to allow prospecting, surveying, and testing for petroleum and gas deposits: searches public records to determine legal ownerships of proposed exploration sites.
  • Precedes prospecting party to area and interviews local authorities and landowners to determine legal and highway regulations and to draw up trespass agreements.
  • Draws sketches of prospecting locations and terrain to be traversed.
  • Drives stakes in ground to indicate locations of shot holes and recording instruments for use in surveying land and conducting seismic, magnetic, and gravity tests.
Permit Agent Geophysical Prospecting Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Business Operations Specialists, All Other

Job family population: 1,001,420

Estimated population of Permit Agent Geophysical Prospecting jobs: 26,337

Rate of error: 0.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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