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Prospector Salary
in Rhode Island, United States

$111,606 (USD)

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Last updated: March 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Prospector is $111,606 a year and $54 an hour in Rhode Island, United States. The average salary range for a Prospector is between $78,001 and $138,631. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Rhode Island, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Explores likely regions to discover valuable mineral deposits, using topographical maps, surveys, reports, and knowledge of geology and mineralogy: examines outcrops, placer, and stream channels for mineral content.
  • Drills, dynamites, or digs trenches or pits along rock formations or creek beds to obtain rock samples.
  • Breaks off samples and tests them for presence of minerals with heat, acid, magnifying glass, or by pulverizing and washing or panning.
  • Assays samples for preliminary quantitative estimate.
  • Collects data on rock formations, using geophysical instruments and devices, such as geiger counters and electronic sounding equipment, and determines feasibility of staking and developing claim.
  • Stakes claim according to federal or state legal requirements.
  • Develops mineral deposits by means of placer or hard rock mining.
  • May sell interests in discovered areas.
Prospector Job Prevalence in Rhode Island, United States

Job family: Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

Job family population: 28,520

Estimated population of Prospector jobs: 683

Rate of error: 3.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Prospector Job Listings for Rhode Island, United States

Sales Account Executive (Remote)
Feb 27
Lincoln, RI, USA
Custom Computer Specialists
This individual will have experience identifying and prioritizing prospects, developing compelling value propositions to gain traction in prospects, and selling capital purchases to hospitals ...
Outside Sales Representative
Feb 15
Providence, RI, USA
STCR, Inc.
... and prospects · Manage and maintain relationships with existing customers · Establish rapport with prospects · Identify and vet out needs of customers and prospects · Identify up-sell ...
Mar 14
East Providence, RI, USA
Pure Beverage Systems
You will be developing new business to qualified prospects currently using bottle water or filter systems. The account manager should be able to prospect leads, set appointments and will be ...
Part Time Sales Associate
Mar 14
Warwick, RI, USA
Easy Rest
IF YOU LOVE SELLING but HATE PROSPECTING or COLD CALLING We are your company * ABSOLUTELY NO COLD CALLING OR PROSPECTING * We sell a product that people love and need * The proof is in the pudding ...
Sales Rep - Internet Marketing Programs
Mar 23
Providence, RI, USA
To help you engage new prospects, you would be assigned your own Digital Marketing Assistant... Webster who is armed with industry-leading marketing tools to help any business understand how their ...
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