Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers (19-2042)
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.
Employment and Job Openings
|Employment||Average Annual Openings|
|2018 Estimate||2028 Projection||Percent Change||Labor Force Exits||Occupation Transfers||Total|
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with moderate employment opportunities.
|Mean Wage||Wage by Percentile|
|Fairbanks North Star Borough||42.19||27.45||31.63||38.63||47.71||61.24|
|Balance of State||54.02||29.78||37.87||51.73||65.43||90.91|
* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.