The demand for geologist majors vary among environmental, fuel and resource sectors. Presently career opportunities are good for geology graduates.
The median annual wage for geoscientists was $89,910 in May 2014. The growth rate in the industry is 10% which is faster than average.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
According to Geoscience News and Information, geologists are in high demand. Particularly in geographical commodities and fuel. Geographically, the state of Colorado is one of the highest paying jobs in the United States.
Plan to get more than an associates degree if you choose to work in the field of geology. Though the analytical thinking and foundation in science, math, chemistry and physics will server anyone with this education, you won’t likely find yourself in a field of geology unless you have a bachelors degree.