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Study the earth and its land, features, and inhabitants.

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Above the statewide median
$31.89 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  6.7%    Read more about outlook


Bachelor's degree is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Collect archival data.
  • Conduct anthropological or archaeological research.
  • Compile geographic or related data.
  • Instruct college students in social sciences or humanities disciplines.
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Job Title Examples:

Earth Observations Chief Scientist (NASA)
Environmental Scientist
Geographic Information Systems Analyst (GIS Analyst)

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