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Study physical aspects of the earth, such as rocks, soils, and other materials.

Geoscientists study the composition, structure, and other aspects of the earth. They may use geology, physics, and math knowledge in their work. This career does not include scientists who study water (see Hydrologists) or geography (see Geographers).

Wages $33.58 per hour on average  
Outlook The outlook is Good
Education & Training Bachelor's degree is needed for entry.
Related Programs (Current training programs available)
On the Job Work Activities
Career Pathways Science and Mathematics
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