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.
|Title||Employment||Change||Annual Average Openings||Typical education needed for entry|
|192042||Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers||206||222||16||7.77 %||8||2||6||Bachelor's degree |
|Projected 2024 Employment||Change
Mean Annual OES Wage
|Number||Percent Distribution||Number||Percent Distribution||Number||Percent|
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services||120||58 %||130||59 %||10||10 %||$76,500|