Salary for Geophysical Data Technicians

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Individuals employed as geophysical data technicians obtain measurements, samples, and existing data using field techniques and database research in order to prospect for oil and gas. They may supervise the drilling of wells for water, gas and oil, and conduct interviews to obtain information regarding deposits. These professionals may also be expected to create geological maps and cross-sections, and to operate and maintain equipment used for geologic data collection. A Bachelor's degree is required in this field.

A Geophysical Data Technician can receive an average pay level of between $28,210 - $109,300 depending on the level of education. will normally get a salary of sixty-one thousand one hundred and thirty dollars on a yearly basis.

are compensated at the highest average salary in Colorado, which has an average salary rate of just about $73,530. People working these jobs are paid at the highest average level in Management of Companies and Enterprises, where they earn average wages of $94,350.

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Geophysical Data Technicians tend to make the most in the following industries:

Management of Companies and Enterprises
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
Transportation and Warehousing
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Educational Services
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Public Administration
Wholesale Trade
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction