Geophysical Engineer jayda hovland

Geological and geophysical engineers draw on the science of geology to study the earth, using engineering principles to seek and develop deposits of natural resources and design foundations for large buildings, bridges, and other structures. Related engineering fields include civil, mineral, mining, and petroleum.

Geophysical Engineering is the scientific method behind locating and extracting different natural resources from the earth, including ores, minerals, precious gems, water, or gases

*Geophysical Engineers earn an average of $84,320 a year, with the highest 10% earning around $140,130 and the lowest 10% earning around $49,680.

*Geophysical Engineers must earn a bachelor's degree from an ABET-accredited university

*In the future the job demand for Geophysical Engineers is expected to increase by 12% in the next 10 years.


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