Forbes lists Geology as 7th in its “15 Most Valuable College Majors”

May 26th, 2012

Sure it is intellectually stimulating, adventurous and fun, but geology is also an important field for the present and future according to the latest issue of Forbes magazine. Geology is ranked as number 7 in the most valuable college majors, with a starting median pay of $45,300 and a “mid-career” rise in pay of 84%. The projected job growth in geology is 19.3%.

Top image: Rob McConnell and Palmer Shonk in Estonia. Bottom image: Sophie Lehmann in England.

2 Responses to “Forbes lists Geology as 7th in its “15 Most Valuable College Majors””

  1. Dean Fragaon 26 May 2012 at 1:59 pm

    Ehem….lets look to see which major is #2. :-)

    Your neighbor
    Dean

  2. Mark Wilsonon 26 May 2012 at 2:22 pm

    And that’s why you need your own departmental blog, Dr. Fraga!

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