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Mining and Geological Engineers


Study land for possible mining sites, and determine whether conditions are safe for mining.

Mining and Geological Engineers identify the characteristics of possible land or mining sites. They determine whether conditions and equipment are safe for mining.

Wages $49.96 per hour on average  
Outlook The outlook is Fair
Education & Training Bachelor's degree is needed for entry.
Related Programs (Current training programs available)
On the Job Work Activities
Career Pathways Engineering and Technology
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