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Employment and Job Market Info for U.S. Metro Areas


excludes hydrologists and geographers

Annual Earnings
National 30,420 1.0 $89,780Explore the national job market for Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

data source:Bureau of Labor Statistics

Top job markets for Geoscientists ranked by
concentration (left) and median earnings (right):

Metro areas with populations over 1 million

Metro Area Location Quotient
Houston, TX 10.2
Oklahoma City, OK 4.9
Denver, CO 4.8
New Orleans, LA 3.6
Sacramento, CA 2.3
Metro Area Median Earnings
Houston, TX $131,870
Denver, CO $118,000
New Orleans, LA $117,260
DC Metro Area $115,700
Oklahoma City, OK $113,540

Metro areas with populations of 500,000 to 1 million

Metro Area Location Quotient
Bakersfield, CA 3.3
Tulsa, OK 2.8
Santa Rosa, CA 2.5
Baton Rouge, LA 2.3
Albany, NY 1.8
Metro Area Median Earnings
Tulsa, OK $119,890
Bakersfield, CA $119,630
Melbourne, FL $116,480
Greenville, SC $110,080
Fresno, CA $101,940

Metro areas with populations of 200,000 to 500,000

Metro Area Location Quotient
Anchorage, AK 7.9
Gulfport-Biloxi, MS 7.8
Reno, NV 6.8
Lafayette, LA 6.6
College Station, TX 5.1
Metro Area Median Earnings
Salinas, CA $136,200
Lafayette, LA $112,300
Anchorage, AK $106,360
Reno, NV $101,110
Santa Cruz, CA $98,360

National - Job Listings

CDM Smith - Fairfax,VA
* * CDM Smith, has an opportunity for a highly-motivated individual seeking a to provide geologic services on a wide variety of public and private sec... Full Description

M&J Engineering - Fairfax,VA
M&J has an immediate opening for a Geologist, Environmental Scientist, or Environmental Engineer to join its growing Environmental Services Group in o... Full Description

ECC - Chantilly,VA
Bachelors or Master Degree in engineering, geology, environmental science, or related discipline.... Full Description

Superprof - Ashburn,VA
We are looking for tutors to give private lessons in many academic and non-academic areas: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Engineering, Alge... Full Description

Masterson Technology, LLC - Reston,VA
We are especially seeking the following candidates: Appraisers Archeologists Architects Biologists Client Liaisons Civil & Electrical Engineers Coasta... Full Description

SCS Engineers - Reston,VA
SCS Engineers is seeking an entry-level or staff level geologist or environmental professional in our Reston, VA office to perform various activities ... Full Description

Dewberry - Fairfax,VA
Bachelor s degree in environmental science, biology, geology or a related field with 3-5 years of related experience.... Full Description

Noblis - Washington,DC
/M.S. degree in physical science or engineering discipline. 12+ years of experience in a scientific field such as biology, chemistry, nuclear, environ... Full Description

BAE Systems - Reston,VA
Desired technical leadership experience and interests include, but is not limited to two or more following technical areas: * Electromagnetics and atm... Full Description

Wsp-parsons Brinckerhoff - Herndon,VA
. + Provide support to WSP geology and engineering staff in maintaining compliance with regulatory for investigation and remediation projects, includi... Full Description

Job Openings

CDM Smith - Fairfax,VA
M&J Engineering - Fairfax,VA
ECC - Chantilly,VA
Superprof - Ashburn,VA
Masterson Technology, LLC - Reston,VA
SCS Engineers - Reston,VA