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

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Well above the statewide median
$37.06 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  7.3%    Read more about outlook


Bachelor's degree is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Conduct climatological research.
  • Research hydrologic features or processes.
  • Research impacts of environmental conservation initiatives.
  • Analyze environmental data.
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Job Title Examples:

Environmental Protection Geologist
Project Geologist
Water Resources Program Director

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