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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

Department Of The Interior - Reston,VA
* Videos * Duties HelpDuties For more information about the USGS please visit Learn more about this agency As a Geologist within the Eastern Mineral &... Full Description

George Mason University - Fairfax,VA
Web Announcement :Assistant Professor, Structural Geology/Tectonics The George Mason University, Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Earth Science... Full Description

Leidos - Reston,VA
Description:The Defense & Intelligence Group of Leidos is currently seeking a Senior Geologist for our Reston, VA location. The successful candidate w... Full Description

NetHire - Mc Lean,VA
We currently have a contract available for a Field Engineer/Field Geologist & Quality Control Technician in Columbia, Virginia. ... Working with site ... Full Description

Integrity Applications Incorporated - Springfield,VA
Bachelor's degree within a core science area such as, but not limited to: Physics, Applied Physics, Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing, Aerospace Engineer... Full Description

Leidos - Reston,VA
Citizenship Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field Professional Engineering or Professional Geologist license Security clearance at the Q o... Full Description

S2 Analytical Solutions - Springfield,VA
Geophysics (RG): Surface and subsurface (ground and water), gravity measurement and modeling, magnetic mapping, reservoirs and aquifers, precision eng... Full Description

Mission Essential - Bethesda,MD
.--- Demonstrated expert experience in electromagnetics, acoustics and optics to include the study of electromagnetic wave propagation and interferenc... Full Description

Dewberry - Fairfax,VA
Bachelor s degree in environmental science, biology, geology, chemistry or a related field.... Full Description

AECOM - Germantown,MD
., environmental science, soil science, agriculture, geology or any scientific related field)US Citizenship requiredPreferred QualificationsWorking kn... Full Description

Job Openings

Department Of The Interior - Reston,VA
George Mason University - Fairfax,VA
Leidos - Reston,VA
NetHire - Mc Lean,VA
Integrity Applications Incorporated - Springfield,VA
Leidos - Reston,VA