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Geophysics


Geophysics, a branch of Earth sciences, is the study of the Earth by quantitative physical methods, especially by seismic, electromagnetic, and radioactivity methods. The theories and techniques of geophysics are employed extensively in the planetary sciences in general.

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Physicists and Astronomers
Wage: $102,980
10 Year Growth Rate: 5.6%
Self Employed: 0.4%
Unemployment Rate: 1.4%
Employed Part Time: 5.2%

Education Requirements:
Doctoral degree
Atmospheric and Space Scientists
Wage: $81,290
10 Year Growth Rate: 10.6%
Self Employed: 0.0%
Unemployment Rate: 1.4%
Employed Part Time: 5.2%

Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree