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• A geologist studies rocks and minerals• Make maps to show geological data• Often work with oil and mining corporations• Some work as professors as well• Spends time indoors & outdoors
• Need at least a bachelor’s degree in geology• Minor studies in related subjects help (gemology, paleontology, etc.)• In some states, a license is needed• A second language is important (but not required)
• Example position: Junior Field Geologist• Starting Salary: $44,000-$55,000• Responsibilities: Lots of travel and physical labor• Requirements: Need a bachelor’s degree• Other: Keep a lot of records
• Example position: Consultant• Starting Salary: $80,000-$160,000+• Responsibilities: Travelling, on-site work, & report writing• Requirements: A Master’s degree & business skill• Other: Lots of experience as a geologist
$80,000 $70,000 $60,000 $50,000 Field Geologist $40,000You can see great Geologist- $30,000 Consultantgrowth $20,000 $10,000 $0 Geologist
• Job Openings for Country: 21% increase• Job Openings for Michigan: 12.4% increase• Bright future for those with Master’s degree
• A geologist studies rocks• They need to go to college• Travel is big in the job• Geologists have many opportunities in the future Questions?