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Employers of Geology & Earth Science majors in LA

Geoscientists study the physical aspects of the Earth, such as its composition, structure, and processes, to learn about its past, present, and future. Most geoscientists split their time between working in offices and laboratories, and working outdoors. Doing research and investigations outdoors is commonly called fieldwork and can require extensive travel to remote locations and irregular working hours. Most geoscientist jobs require at least a bachelor’s degree. In several states, geoscientists may need a license to offer their services to the public. The median annual wage for geoscientists was $90,890 in May 2012. Employment of geoscientists is projected to grow 16 percent from 2012 to 2022, faster than the average for all occupations. The need for energy, environmental protection, and responsible land and resource management is projected to spur demand for geoscientists in the future.

Geoscientists

Geoscientists study the physical aspects of the Earth, such as its composition, structure, and processes, to learn about its past, present, and future. They 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. Most geoscientists split their time between working indoors in offices and laboratories, and working outdoors. Doing research and investigations outdoors is commonly called fieldwork and can require irregular working hours and extensive travel to remote locations. Geoscientists need at least a bachelor’s degree for most entry-level positions. However, some workers begin their careers as geoscientists with a master’s degree. The median annual wage for geoscientists was $89,850 in May 2017. Employment of geoscientists is projected to grow 14 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. The need for energy, environmental protection, and responsible land and resource management is projected to spur demand for geoscientists in the future.

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

Geological and petroleum technicians assist scientists or engineers in the use of electronic, sonic, or nuclear measuring instruments in both laboratory and production activities to obtain data indicating potential resources such as metallic ore, minerals, gas, coal, or petroleum. Analyze mud and drill cuttings. Chart pressure, temperature, and other characteristics of wells or bore holes. Investigate and collect information leading to the possible discovery of new metallic ore, minerals, gas, coal, or petroleum deposits. Geological and petroleum technicians typically need an associate’s degree or 2 years of postsecondary training in applied science or a science-related technology. Some jobs may require a bachelor’s degree. Geological and petroleum technicians also receive on-the-job training. The median annual wage for geological and petroleum technicians was $54,190 in May 2017. Employment of geological and petroleum technicians is projected to grow 16 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. Demand for natural gas is expected to increase demand for geological exploration and extraction in the future.

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

Mining and geological engineers design mines to safely and efficiently remove minerals such as coal and metals for use in manufacturing and utilities. Many mining and geological engineers work where mining operations are located, such as mineral mines or sand-and-gravel quarries, in remote areas or near cities and towns. Others work in offices or onsite for oil and gas extraction firms or engineering services firms. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited engineering program is required to become a mining or geological engineer. The median annual wage for mining and geological engineers was $94,240 in May 2017. Employment of mining and geological engineers is projected to grow 8 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Employment growth for mining and geological engineers will be driven by demand for mining operations. In addition, as companies look for ways to cut costs, they are expected to contract more services with engineering services firms, rather than employ engineers directly.

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Rosbottom Interests, LLC
Aptim Environmental & Infrastructure, Inc.
American Pollution Control Corporation
Ampol
Wastewater Specialties, Inc.
Environmental Protection Agency
APTIM ENVIRONMENTAL & INFRASTRUCTURE, INC.
United States Dept of Geological Survey
Wetland and Aquatic RES Ctr
Louisiana State University A&M
Basic Sciences College
Ion Geophysical Corporation
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry
Deq/Inactive & Abandoned Sites
Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School
Technical Environmental Services Inc
St John The Baptist Parish Public Schools
Garyville/Mt Airy Math Science
Seismic Exchange, Inc.
Eastern Geophysical
Ghd Services Inc.
Providence Engineering and Environmental Group LLC
Caddo Parish Public Schools
Caddo Heights Math/Science
Parish of Jefferson
Drainage Department
United States Dept of Geological Survey
Louisiana Water Science Center
Aerostar Environmental Services, Inc.
C-K Associates, L.L.C.
CK Associates
All South Consulting Engineers
Environmental, Safety & Health Consulting Services, Inc.
Es and H
Earth Search, Inc.
Pipeline, Environmental & Compression Industries, LLC
Peci
Ppm Consultants, Inc.
Environmental Resources Management Southwest, Inc.
Erm Southwest
Advocates For Science and Mathematics Education, Inc.
NEW ORLEANS CHARTER SCIENCE &
Coastal Environments, Inc.
C E I
Advocates For Science and Mathematics Education, Inc.
Ecoscience Resource Group LLC
Richard C Lambert Consultants, LLC
Arcadis U.S., Inc.
Compliance Envirosystems, LLC
C E S
Eagle Environmental Service Inc
Ramboll Environ US Corporation
RAMBOLL ENVIRON US CORPORATION
Bem Systems Inc.
Jones Environmental, Inc.
Non-Flood Protection Asset Management Authority
Nfpama
Environmental Business Specialists LLC
Toxicological & Environmental Associates, Inc.
T E A
Environmental, Safety & Health Consulting Services, Inc.
ES&h Consulting Services
Lite Center
Louissiana Emerses Tech Entp
Green Hills Group LLC
Cenla Environmental Science
Environmental, Safety & Health Consulting Services, Inc.
ES&h Consulting Services
Red River Atchafalya & Bayou Beouf Levee Board
Red River Atchafalaya & Bayou
Atc Group Services LLC
Capital Area Corporate Recycling Council
Coastal Estuary Services, L.L.C.
Environmental Dept
Environmental Quality La Dept
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