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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, and oceans, and its magnetic, electrical, and gravitational forces. Includes mineralogists, paleontologists, stratigraphers, geodesists, and seismologists. 

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Growth Rate Click for more information on Growth rate 1.5%
Openings Per Year Click for more information on Employment outlook 142
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Median Hourly Click for more information on Median Hourly Wage $42 per hour
Average Annual Click for more information on Average Wage $96,700 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. 
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