Geological Technicians

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) predicts that employment for geological technicians will grow faster than the average for all careers through 2022 due to increasing demand for oil and natural gas, and the growing use of fracking technology (which has created a large number of new jobs in the United States). Technicians should have good opportunities—especially in the energy industry—as there is a shortage of qualified job candidates.  

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