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Geophysicist

Study the structure and form of zones beneath the earth’s surface by taking measurements using seismic, gravity, magnetic and electrical data collection methods.

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The most common annual salary in AUS for a Geophysicist is between $110k and $130k
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How do Geophysicists rate their role?

Latest reviews from 2 Geophysicists surveyed on SEEK

Work-life balance
4.5
Job satisfaction
4.0
Career progression opportunities
3.0
Job security
4.5
Pay / Salary
3.5
Variety of work
3.5

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Aug 2019
working as a geophysicist and its benefits
Reviewer's Qualification
Master of Science
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
Seismic Data Processing
The good things
it is a good career path for those seeking a geoscience working environment.
The challenges
you need to be focused daily updates for your own area of expertise.
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Aug 2019
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Reviewer's Qualification
Bachelor of Science
Experience
5 – 9 years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
Geoscience
The good things
Variety of analytical and field work
The challenges
Interpretation of data is challenging
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What are the job opportunities for Geophysicists?

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National increase over next 5 years *
5.4%
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Source: LMIP. Geologists, Geophysicists and Hydrogeologists

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