Geology students are well paid.

 

According to the Bureau of Labor Statics, the median annual wage for geoscientists was $89,850 in May of 2017.

Job growth looks great too, it’s projected to increase 14% from 2016 to 2026.  With high demand in the fields of resource management, alternative energy extraction, and environmental protection.  This growth rate is twice the projected growth rate for all occupations here in the U.S.

 

Additional information is located on the Bureau of Labor Statics’s website.

 

https://www.bls.gov/ooh/life-physical-and-social-science/geoscientists.htm