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Hydrologists

Study water that is underground or at the surface of the earth.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Well above the statewide median
$38.26 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Average
Growth rate:  6.5%    Read more about outlook

Education:

Bachelor's degree is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Analyze environmental data.
  • Analyze geological or geographical data.
  • Conduct climatological research.
  • Research hydrologic features or processes.
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Job Title Examples:

Environmental Protection Geologist
Project Geologist
Water Resources Program Director

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