Associate Degree in Geology
SalaryGeological and petroleum technician, $39,000 Hydrologist, $61,500 Soil Conservationist, $52,480 Geologist, $83,178
*Bureau of Labor Statistics 2013 annual mean wage. Most positions require bachelor’s degree or above.
Career InfoAn associate of science degree in geology is the foundation for four-year college studies in geography or geology. Advanced degrees often qualify for a career with natural resource companies, environmental companies, government agencies and universities, either doing field work or in laboratories, classrooms or offices.
- Geological and petroleum technician
- Soil Conservationist
- Water and soil testing engineer
- Geological engineers
- Geological Education
- Science Writing and Editing
- Environmental Law