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Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

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. 

Employment Outlook
Growth Rate Click for more information on Growth rate 2.4%
Openings Per Year Click for more information on Employment outlook 60
Wages
Median Hourly Click for more information on Entry Level Wage $39.20 per hour
Average Click for more information on Average Wage $86,890 per year
Education Needed Click for more information on Education needed Most of these occupations require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not. 
Education Available
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