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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

Northern Virginia Community College - Sterling,VA
Information Basic Function Teach various geology courses including historical and physical geology. Duties and Applicant will teach various Geology co... Full Description

Soil Consultants Engineering - Manassas,VA
Although no experience is necessary, experience in construction a plus and Geology graduates are encouraged to apply. ...EDUCATION: Geology graduate, ... Full Description

AECOM - Arlington,VA
Education - Bachelor's Degree Skills - Excel - Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response Training - GIS - Microsoft Word - Microsoft Powerpoint ... Full Description

AECOM - Arlington,VA
United States of America - Virginia, Arlington - VA AECOM is actively seeking a mid-level geoogist for employment in the Arlington, VA office to be a ... Full Description

Tetra Tech EMI - Sterling,VA
Tetra Tech is currently seeking a full-time Environmental Scientist/Engineer/Geologist - Jr. ...BS/BA degree in Environmental Sciences/Engineering, Ge... Full Description

Schnabel Engineering - Sterling,VA
Schnabel Engineering is seeking a Geotechnical/Geological Engineer to join our Tunnel Engineering Services Group in Sterling, VA. ...Willingness to tr... Full Description

Confidential - Germantown,MD
- Senior Hydrogeologist, Pittsburgh PA Jacksonville FL Norfolk VA Germantown MD, JO (112#######9) Description Senior Hydrogeologist, Pittsburgh PA Jac... Full Description

Ivy Exec - Herndon,VA
-BA or BS degree in Geophysics, Physics, or an engineering or science field preferred; MA or MS degree in Geophysics, Physics, or an engineering or sc... Full Description

Cardno USA - Arlington,VA
Required Minimum Education: Master's Degree (environmental engineering, environmental science, geology, chemistry or closely related field) and at lea... Full Description

BS/BA degree in Environmental Sciences/Engineering, Geology, Chemistry, Environmental Planning or a related discipline is required.... Full Description

Job Openings

Northern Virginia Community College - Sterling,VA
Soil Consultants Engineering - Manassas,VA
AECOM - Arlington,VA
AECOM - Arlington,VA
Tetra Tech EMI - Sterling,VA
Schnabel Engineering - Sterling,VA