Geophysicist salary in the United States

Average salary
Based on 464 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Geophysicists make?
The average total salary for a Geophysicist is $127,500 per year. This is based on data from 464 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Geophysicist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Geophysicist salary can vary between $39,000 to $334,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Geophysicist salary by location

Geophysicist salary by company

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Salary range**
ExxonMobil, Harris County, TX
18 income tax records
$151K – $340K
Chevron, Harris County, TX
15 income tax records
$164K – $306K
Bp America Production Company, Harris County, TX
14 income tax records
$113K – $239K
Schlumberger, Fort Bend County, TX
13 income tax records
$100K – $185K

Geophysicist demographics in United States

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29% are single
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71% are married
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53% have kids
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71% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Geophysicists in United States

464 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a geophysicist in the United States is $127,500 per year. Geophysicist salaries in the United States can vary between $39,000 to $334,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 464 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as geophysicist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for geophysicists in the United States: ExxonMobil ($210,000 a year), Chevron ($209,500 a year), and Bp America Production Company ($146,500 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.