Geologist (Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers)

Geologist (Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers)
Explore and study the composition, structure and history of the earth’s crust, classifying soils, minerals, rocks and fossils. Study magnetic fields and underwater formations. Conduct field studies and surveys. Collect samples by drilling bore holes, chipping rocks, aerial photos, etc. Use Geological concepts, physics, and math to analyze data, prepare reports, geological maps, cross sections. charts and diagrams. These can be used to discover oil, gas, minerals, underground water, etc., for commercial and environmental purposes.

Holand Code

IR

Field/Cluster:

Natural Resources, Environment, Energy and Utilities

Future Jobs Avail:

OK

Education Level:

4

Job Growth (%)

6

Annual Job Opening

3600

Lowest 10% Salary ($)

49430

Median Salary ($)

91130

Highest 90% Salary ($)

187990
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