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Definition: Scientist who studies the structures of the earth (rocks, soils, fossils, etc.), their origin and history as well as processes like earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.
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Education Program: Undergraduate program
• MUN - Geology
First Credential: Bachelors degree
Salary Range: Canada (Sept 2015): Entry Low: $48,076. Entry Median: $70,838.
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Related Specialties: Earth Scientist, Mineralogist, Gemmologist, Paleontologist, Petrologist, Exploration geologist, Hydrologist/hydrogeologist, Structural geologist, Sedimentologist, Petrophysicist.
Professional Associations: PEGNL; Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists
Other Resources: Natural Resources Canada; Society of Economic Geologists; Occupational Profile