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Seismic Prospector Salary
in New York, United States

$99,947 (USD)

Average Salary

$48/hr

Average Hourly

$2,888

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Seismic Prospector is $99,947 a year and $48 an hour in New York, United States. The average salary range for a Seismic Prospector is between $70,463 and $123,945. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York, 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.
Seismic Prospector Job Prevalence in New York, United States

Job family: Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

Job family population: 28,520

Estimated population of Seismic Prospector jobs: 2,418

Rate of error: 3.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$115,866
5 Year Change:
16 %

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