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$91,184

Average Base Salary

$44/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$2,726

Average Bonus
The average oceanographer geophysical salary in United States is $91,184 or an equivalent hourly rate of $44. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $2,726. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Salary by Experience

$69,479

Entry Level Salary

$118,013

Senior Level Salary
An entry level oceanographer geophysical (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $69,479. On the other end, a senior level oceanographer geophysical (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $118,013.

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Job Description
Study the composition, structure, and other physical aspects of the Earth. May use geological, physics, and mathematics knowledge in exploration for oil, gas, minerals, or underground water; or in waste disposal, land reclamation, or other environmental problems. May study the Earth's internal composition, atmospheres, oceans, and its magnetic, electrical, and gravitational forces. Includes mineralogists, crystallographers, paleontologists, stratigraphers, geodesists, and seismologists.

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