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Employers of Geology & Earth Science majors in NV

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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Nevada System of Higher Education
Harry Reid Center For Enviro
Aecom C&E, Inc
Aecom Environment
Clark County School District
East Career Technical Academy
Clark County School District
West Career Technical Academy
United States Dept of Geological Survey
Nevada Water Science Center
Environmental Protection Agency
Nova Geotechnical and Inspection Services, Pllc
Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas
Sandy Ridge Campus
Clark County School District
Area Technical Trade Center
Sierra Geosynthetic Services, Inc.
United States Dept of Geological Survey
Biological Resources Division
Geotechnical & Environmental Services Inc
Coral Academy of Science
Coral Academy of Science
United States Dept of Geological Survey
Las Vegas Field Station
United States Dept of Geological Survey
Status Trnds Blgical Resources
Ninyo & Moore Geotechnical & Environmental Sciences Consultants
Washoe County School District
Regional Technical Institute
Environmental Protection Agency
E P A
Coral Academy of Science
CORAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCE CHART
Broadbent & Associates, Inc.
Nevada System of Higher Education
Nevada Bureau Mines & Geology
Qmi Environmental Inc.
Clark County Regional Flood Control District
Mk House Consulting, Inc.
Great Basin Institute
CONSERVATION
Swca, Incorporated
Swca Environmental Consultants
Haztrac, LLC
Eastern Nevada Landscape Coalition
Coral Academy of Science
Coral Academy of Science
Kautz Environmental Consultants, Inc.
Environmental Protection Agency
Las Vegas Finance Office
A & B Environmental LLC
Summit Envirosolutions, Inc.
Washoe County School District
Coral Academy of Science
Dade Moeller & Associates, Inc.
Hazair, Inc.
Southern Nevada Environmental Inc
Snei
McGinley & Associates, Inc.
McGinley & Associates
Knight & Leavitt Associates Inc
Solutions 4 Earth, LLC
Em Strategies, Inc.
Red Rock Audubon Society, Inc.
The Nature Conservancy
Nevada Field Office
Warrior Wraps LLC
Range Front Consulting LLC
Range Front Geological
Asm Affiliates
Environmental Health Services
Yerington Paiute Tribe
Environmental Office
South Fork Band Environmental
South Fork Band Council
Geological Society of Nevada Inc
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