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Geological and Petroleum Technicians

Assist scientists in exploring and extracting natural resources, such as minerals, oils, and natural gas.

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Wages:

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Outlook:

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Growth rate:  6.6%    Read more about outlook

Education:

Associate's degree is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Record research or operational data.
  • Collect archival data.
  • Collect information from people through observation, interviews, or surveys.
  • Collaborate on research activities with scientists or technical specialists.
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