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Geology


Geology is the science and study of the solid matter that constitutes the Earth. Encompassing such things as rocks, soil, and gemstones, geology studies the composition, structure, physical properties, history, and the processes that shape Earth's components. It is one of the Earth sciences.

Careers

Mining and Geological Engineers
Wage: $83,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 10.0%
Self Employed: 0.0%
Unemployment Rate: 1.2%
Employed Part Time: 5.3%

Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree
Environmental Scientists and Specialists
Wage: $59,750
10 Year Growth Rate: 25.1%
Self Employed: 2.1%
Unemployment Rate: 1.2%
Employed Part Time: 5.3%

Education Requirements:
Master's degree
Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas
Wage: $40,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 6.5%
Self Employed: 9.6%
Unemployment Rate: 5.4%
Employed Part Time: 2.0%

Education Requirements:
Moderate-term on-the-job training