Geology MAJOR JOBS AND CAREERS

These Are The 50 Most Common First Jobs For Geology Majors

#1

Life, Physical, and Social Science

Geologist

Top locations: Houston, TX; Denver, CO; Tulsa, OK; Oklahoma City, OK;

Growth: B Job security: C

Job Openings

Estimated Salary

$69,576

#2

Life, Physical, and Social Science

Research Assistant

Top locations: Bloomington, IN; College Park, MD; Raleigh, NC; Austin, TX;

Growth: C Job security: D

Job Openings

Estimated Salary

$38,750

#3

Education, Training, and Library

Teaching Assistant

Top locations: El Paso, TX; Stillwater, OK; Moscow, ID; Buffalo, NY;

Growth: C Job security: D

Job Openings

Estimated Salary

$35,270

#4

Architecture and Engineering

Staff Geologist

Top locations: Houston, TX; San Diego, CA; Fremont, CA; Reno, NV;

Growth: - Job security: -

Job Openings

Estimated Salary

$82,220

#5

Computer and Mathematical

Geophysicist

Top locations: Houston, TX; Denver, CO; Menlo Park, CA; Dallas, TX;

Growth: - Job security: -

Job Openings

Estimated Salary

$108,361

#6

Executive Management

Project Geologist

Top locations: Sacramento, CA; New York, NY; Tustin, CA; Tampa, FL;

Growth: - Job security: -

Job Openings

Estimated Salary

$70,800

#7

Executive Management

Project Manager

Top locations: Houston, TX; Dallas, TX; Falls Church, VA; Salt Lake City, UT;

Growth: C Job security: C

Job Openings

Estimated Salary

$92,363

#8

Life, Physical, and Social Science

Exploration Geologist

Top locations: Houston, TX; Dallas, TX; Pittsburgh, PA; Denver, CO;

Growth: - Job security: -

Job Openings

Estimated Salary

$113,200

#9

Education, Training, and Library

Graduate Research Assistant

Top locations: Austin, TX; Boise, ID; Boston, MA; DeKalb, IL;

Growth: C Job security: C

Job Openings

Estimated Salary

$39,495

#10

Life, Physical, and Social Science

Senior Geologist

Top locations: Houston, TX; North Slope, AK; Denver, CO; Elko, NV;

Growth: - Job security: -

Job Openings

Estimated Salary

$109,360