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Exploration Geophysicist

Geophysicists use the principles of physics, mathematics and geology to study the surface and internal composition of the earth. Exploration geophysicists look for oil, natural gas, water and minerals for commercial and environmental projects.

Also Known As

Environmental Geophysicist, Geophysicist, Geoscientist, Geoscience Professional, Mining Geophysicist, Petroleum Exploration Geophysicist, Physical Scientist

Regulated Occupation

Educational Requirements

4 years post-secondary education/training

Wage & Salary

Average Salary: $142,965.00
Average Wage: $69.70

Employment & Advancement

Below-average occupational growth is expected in Alberta for 2016 to 2020. Job openin ...

Certification Requirements

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The information contained in this profile is current as of the dates shown. Salary, employment outlook and educational program information may change without notice. It is advised that you confirm this information before making any career decisions.

The information contained in this profile is current as of the dates shown. Salary, employment outlook and educational program information may change without notice. It is advised that you confirm this information before making any career decisions.

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