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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

State Of virginia - Centreville,VA
The Department of Geosciences currently includes 28 faculty members and instructors with expertise across the spectrum of geosciences. ... The Departm... Full Description

George Mason University - Fairfax,VA
Responsibilities:We seek a dynamic person with broad expertise in the areas of tectonics and structural geology. ... Geological Survey, Carnegie Insti... 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

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

George Mason University - Fairfax,VA
Faculty in the department have close collaborations with researchers from a number of local and regional institutions, including the United States Arm... Full Description

LMI - Mc Lean,VA
Program areas include planning, sustainability, biology, geology, water, air, hazardous materials and waste, and environmental compliance.... Full Description

Elgen Staffing - Springfield,VA
Bachelor s degree in relevant field (environmental science, engineering, chemistry, geology).... Full Description

Department of Defense - Springfield,VA
Education: Bachelor's degree in Geodesy, Mathematics, Physical Science, or a related discipline that includes at least 30 semester (45 quarter) hours ... Full Description

LevelUp Force, LLC - Springfield,VA
Such coursework includes, but is not limited to: Astronomy, Cartography, Chemistry, Computer Science, Dynamics, Electrical Engineering, Geodesy, Geogr... Full Description

Leidos - Reston,VA
Work within a matrixed team to include intelligence & imagery analysts, geologists, and targeteers to translate characterization analysis to construct... Full Description

Job Openings

State Of virginia - Centreville,VA
George Mason University - Fairfax,VA
NetHire - Mc Lean,VA
Leidos - Reston,VA
George Mason University - Fairfax,VA
LMI - Mc Lean,VA