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Employers of Geology & Earth Science majors in GA

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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Company City State
Environmental Protection Agency
E P A Region 4
The Technical College System of Georgia
Atlanta Technical Institute
Environmental Protection Agency
EPA
Environmental Protection Agency
EPA Region 4
The Technical College System of Georgia
Gwinnett Technical Institute
The Technical College System of Georgia
Ogeechee Technical College
Georgia SW Technical College
Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions, Inc.
Hall County School District
Martin Technology Academy
The Technical College System of Georgia
Georgia Quick Start
Aecom C&E, Inc
Aecom Environment
Carter Consulting, Inc.
Georgia Department of Natural Resources
Land Protection
The Technical College System of Georgia
Esg Operations, Inc.
United States Dept of Geological Survey
United Consulting Group, Ltd.
United Consulting
Gwinnett County Public Schools
Gwinnett Sch Math Science
Environmental Protection Agency
Environmental Research Lab
All Environmental, Inc.
Dekalb County Schools
Warren Technical School
Esg Operations, Inc.
University of Georgia
School of Environmental Design
Edwards-Pitman Environmental, Inc.
West Georgia Technical College Foundation, Inc.
Coweta Adult Basic Education
Ea Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., Pbc
Georgia West Technical College
The McGraley Co Equipment Leasing and Management Inc
Corporate Environmental Risk Management, L.L.C.
Cerm
The McGraley Co LLC
Savanna-Chatham County Public School System
Secondary Technical Center
Environmental Services, Inc.
Gwinnett County Public Schools
Maxwell High School Technology
Aetc Inc.
Weston Solutions, Inc.
Coastal Pines Technical College Foundation, Inc.
Fulton Science Academy Inc
Piedmont Geotechnical Consultants, LLC
Geotechnical & Environmental Consultants, Inc.
G E C
Pangean-Cmd Associates, Inc.
Tetra Tech Ec, Inc.
Ray of Hope Consulting
Fernbank Science Center
Bureau Veritas North America, Inc.
Clayton Environmental
Keep Dalton Whitfield Beautiful, Inc.
Georgia Association of Conservation Districts, Inc.
Roswell Geotechnical Consultants, Inc.
The Epsten Group Inc
Ramboll Environ US Corporation
Ramboll Environ
Environmental Protection Division, Georgia
US EPA Region 4 Library
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