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Explore the latest geoscientist jobs available worldwide with Energy Jobline. Geoscience is the study of the earth's history, how it functions and interacts with the surrounding biospheres. A Geoscientist will study the the geological composition of the earth, its processes and history. This is primarily achieved through planning and conducting field studies through travelling to specific sites and carrying out field research. Geoscientists then analyze samples collected and share their findings with any interested parties, as well as other scientists. 

Within the oil and gas industry there are various roles within Geoscience. Petroleum Geologists and Petroleum Engineers are types of geoscientists who search for oil and gas deposits that are suitable for commercial extraction.

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Where does a Geoscientist work?

Geoscientists will spend a large amount of time working in the field and on specific sites as well as within laboratories. Fieldwork will generally involve travelling to remote locations for extended periods of time. When working in the lab, they are often required to utilize advanced equipment and specialized computer programs to analyze data.

What are the typical salaries for a Geoscientist

Geoscientists earn £55,000 a year on average, with the highest 10% earning in excess of £110,000 and the lowest 10% earning around £26,000.

What educational requirements do you need to be a Geoscientist?

Geoscientists usually require a bachelor's degree in geosciences, geology, physics, or related field for entry-level positions, though this is rarely sufficient for achieving a higher paying position. Most professional geoscientists will also hold a Master's or PhD, particularly if they are looking for research or teaching positions. 

Possessing computer knowledge is also incredibly important for this position, meaning that those wishing to enter the field should acquire as much hands-on experience with specialized programs as possible.

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