Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers (19-2042)
Occupation description: Study the composition, structure, and other physical aspects of the Earth. May use geological, physics, and mathematics knowledge in exploration for oil, gas, minerals, or underground water; or in waste disposal, land reclamation, or other environmental problems. May study the Earth's internal composition, atmospheres, oceans, and its magnetic, electrical, and gravitational forces. Includes mineralogists, crystallographers, paleontologists, stratigraphers, geodesists, and seismologists.
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Employment and Job Openings  (click here for the 10-year forecast)
|Employment||Average annual openings|
|2018 estimate||2028 projection||Percent change||Labor force exits||Occupation transfers||Total|
- Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with moderate employment opportunities. Read more.
|Mean Wage||Wage by Percentile|
|Fairbanks North Star Borough||39.86||24.75||30.76||37.56||45.93||58.84|
|Balance of State||48.97||30.26||35.42||45.39||61.53||78.15|