Study the composition, structure, and other physical aspects of the Earth. May use geological, physics, and mathematics knowledge in exploration for oil, gas, minerals, or underground water; or in waste disposal, land reclamation, or other environmental problems. May study the Earth's internal composition, atmospheres, oceans, and its magnetic, electrical, and gravitational forces. Includes mineralogists, crystallographers, paleontologists, stratigraphers, geodesists, and seismologists.
|Primary Industry||Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics|
|Indiana Average Salary||$60,150.00|
|Average Time to Fill||43 days|
|Typical Education||Bachelor's degree|
|Typical Experience||Over 2 years, up to and including 4 years|
|2 Year Projected Openings (2016-2018)||55|
|2 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2018)||4.91 %|
|10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026)||238|
|10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026)||8.18 %|
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|Skill or Certification||Certi - fication||Certification||Hard to Fill||Expensive to Fill|
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