Summary - Canadian Industry Statistics

Geophysical Surveying and Mapping Services - 54136

Definition

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in gathering, interpreting and mapping geophysical dat. These establishments often specialize in locating and measuring the extent of subsurface resources, such as oil, gas and minerals, but they may also conduct surveys for engineering purposes.

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    A variety of surveying techniques are used including seismic, magnetic, gravity, electrical and electromagnetic, radioactive and remote sending, depending on the purpose of the survey.

    Example Activities:
    Geophysical surveying for non metallic minerals, services
    Gravimetric surveying services, geophysical
    Seismic geophysical surveying services

    Exclusions

    Establishments primarily engaged in:
    geophysical surveying activities in combination with other exploration activities (see 21311 Support
    activities for mining, and oil and gas extraction)

Information on the number and size of businesses for 2016.

Establishments

1,588

0-99 Employees

98.7%

View financial data for 2016 based on industry averages for SME's.

Average revenue

$244.6
thousand

Profitable

78%

Salaries and wages

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