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Seismic Prospector Salary
in British Columbia, Canada

$88,202 (CAD)

Average Salary

$42/hr

Average Hourly

$2,549

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Seismic Prospector is $88,202 a year and $42 an hour in British Columbia, Canada. The average salary range for a Seismic Prospector is between $62,183 and $109,381. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in British Columbia, Canada.

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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.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
$102,251
5 Year Change:
16 %

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