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    [According to the Department of Employment, There are no proposed changesfor this occupation in January 2018 Update.]

    GEOPHYSICIST

      Studies the composition, structure and other physical attributes of the earth, locates minerals, petroleum or ground water, and detects, monitors and forecasts seismic, magnetic, electrical, geothermal and oceanographic activity.

      Skill Level: 1

      Specialisations:

        Oceanographer
        Seismologist

    Geophysicist
    Average Income:
    The average salary for a Geophysicist is $ 128,341 for male employees and $ 124,485 for female employees per year.
    Average Age: Males: 38.9 Females: 35.7 Persons: 37.6
    [See: www.abs.gov.au 2344 Geologists and geophysicists - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016]



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    Geophysicist categories in Group A. To obtain a positive skills assessment form VETASSESS, applicants wishing to be assessed as a Geophysicist must have a qualification minimum at the level of an Australian qualifications Framework (AQF) Bachelor degree.

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    Geophysicist job description, duties and education requirements

    UNIT GROUP 2344 GEOLOGISTS, GEOPHYSICISTS AND HYDROGEOLOGISTS

      GEOLOGISTS, GEOPHYSICISTS AND HYDROGEOLOGISTS study the composition, structure and other physical attributes of the earth, locate and advise on the extraction of minerals, petroleum and ground water, and detect, monitor and forecast seismic, magnetic, electrical, thermal and oceanographic activity.

      Geographers are excluded from this unit group. Geographers are included in Unit Group 2724 Social Professionals.


      Indicative Skill Level:

      In Australia and New Zealand:

        Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).


      Tasks Include:
      • conducting preliminary surveys of mineral, petroleum and natural gas deposits with prospectors, Mining Engineers, Metallurgists, and other mineral scientists and engineers
      • preparing and supervising the production of laboratory reports and scientific papers
      • conducting studies of the structure, nature and formation of the earth's crust and the minerals contained in it
      • studying and dating fossils and rock strata to develop knowledge of the evolution and biology of life forms, and to assess their commercial applications
      • studying the effects of natural events, such as erosion, sedimentation, earthquakes and volcanic activity, on the formation of the earth's surface and sea beds
      • carrying out exploration to determine the resources present by sampling, examining and analysing geological specimens, rock cores, cuttings and samples using optical, chemical, electronic and mechanical techniques
      • conducting surveys of variations in the earth's gravitational and magnetic fields to determine its physical features
      • investigating the propagation of seismic waves to determine the structure and stability of the earth's mantle and crust
      • studying the causes of earthquakes and other stress states of the earth's crust
      • performing laboratory and field studies, and aerial, ground and drill hole surveys

      Occupations:

      Sources: www.abs.gov.au and DIBP


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