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Seismic Prospector Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$98,046 (USD)

Average Salary

$47/hr

Average Hourly

$2,834

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Seismic Prospector is $98,046 a year and $47 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for a Seismic Prospector is between $69,123 and $121,589. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Connecticut, United States.

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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:
$113,663
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Seismic Prospector Job Listings for Connecticut, United States

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