College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Earth Sciences

Examples of Possible Careers*

Geological and hydrologic technicians

  • 5.5% faster than the average
  • 19,000 number of jobs
  • $50,630 potential earnings

Geoscientists, except hydrologists and geographers

  • 4.9% about as fast as the average
  • 31,800 number of jobs
  • $93,580 potential earnings


  • 5.3% faster than the average
  • 7,000 number of jobs
  • $84,040 potential earnings

Contact Information

Fully Offered

  • Delivery:
    • In person
  • Location:
    • Kent Campus


Source of occupation titles and labor data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.