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

Hydrologists research all aspects of water. They study things like precipitation (rain), how fast water gets absorbed into soil, its movement through the earth, and how it returns to oceans and the atmosphere.

Wages $40.26 per hour on average  
Outlook The outlook is Poor
Education & Training Bachelor's degree is needed for entry.
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Career Pathways Science and Mathematics
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