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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

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

Northern Virginia Community College - Alexandria,VA
Information Basic Function Teach various Geology courses including Physical and Historical Geology. Duties and Applicant will teach various Geology co... Full Description

Leidos - Reston,VA
The Intelligence Group of Leidos is currently seeking a Geologist for our Reston, VA location. The successful candidate will provide daily broad-based... Full Description

Jacobs - Herndon,VA
**Senior Environmental Hydrogeologist** **Description** As a Senior hydrogeologist in our Herndon, VA office you will deliver complex environmental si... Full Description

Geological Survey - Reston,VA
Interdisciplinary Research Hydrologist/Geologist/Petroleum Engineer/Physicist (DEU-TERM-DG) ==========================================================... Full Description

ENSCO - Springfield,VA
Business Area National Security Export Control and Licensing None Desired MS degree in Physical Science or related discipline (Geophysics, Physics, Ma... Full Description

American Conservation Experience - EPIC & CORPS - Ashburn,VA
This opportunity is intended for an enthusiastic young professional with a deep interest in advancing their career goals in natural resources, plant e... Full Description

Wood. - Chantilly,VA
Professional Engineering or Geologist license in Virginia, Maryland, and/or DC desirable. 8-12 years related environmental consulting or industry expe... Full Description

AECOM Technology Corporation - Germantown,MD
Minimum BA/BS and 4+ years relevant experience Preferred * Master's Degree in Engineering or Geology * Engineer in Training or Professional Engineer r... Full Description

Preferred Systems Solutions - Springfield,VA
TSSCI (Polygraph desired) Desired degree in one of the following Geodetic Science, Photogrammetry, Computer Science, Imagery Science, Physical Science... Full Description

Job Openings

Soil Consultants Engineering - Manassas,VA
Northern Virginia Community College - Alexandria,VA
Leidos - Reston,VA
Jacobs - Herndon,VA
Geological Survey - Reston,VA
ENSCO - Springfield,VA