Aurk Mehta

How much can I earn in next five years as a Geologist?

Will you please explain to all info

by Aurk Mehta
1 answer
| Share :

1 answer

RE: How much can I earn in next five years as a Geologist?

Rahul Shinde
Rahul Shinde
Verified Career Expert
Career Consultant at Pinnacle School of Business Management
  • Thane


Greeting's for the day!!!

Geology is a subject that is considered by many Indian students. The career opportunities available for students who finish their studies in this field are high. More particulars about the scope of geology are given in detail below.

  • Specializations in geology:

These are a few specializations that are offered in geology:
1. Economic Geology
2. Geochemistry
3. Geomorphology
4. Geophysics
5. Hydrogeology
6. Mineralogy
7. Oceanography
8. Paleontology
9. Petroleum Geology
10. Petrology
11. Structural Geology
A few other specializations in geology comprise of Remote Sensing, Sedimentology, Seismology and tectonics.

  • Responsibilities of Geologists:

Responsibilities of geologists include:
1. Finding enough supplies of natural resources
2. Develop natural resources in such a way that it doesn't harm the environment
3. Conserve soil and maintain the productivity of agriculture
4. Understand patterns of the climate.

By using their knowledge on the forces as well as factors of the planet, geologists and geoscientists seek to restructure what happened in the past and anticipate what is going to happen in the future.

  • Career prospects in geology:

To join into an entry level job in geology, students need to have a graduate level degree in geophysics or geology. For much better jobs they need to have a postgraduate level degree. Many job opportunities are available for students of geology in various sectors. Professionals of this field can work as:
1. Geologists
2. Meteorologists
3. Geographers
4. Oceanographers

Those candidates who have completed their education in this field can take up a career in fields such as:
1. Petrology
2. Paleontology
3. Geophysics
4. Mining
5. Environmental Education
6. Research
7. Field Study

Since geologists hold a very significant role in the exploration of valuable mineral resources, they can get very good jobs with firms of the government or private sectors. Jobs in Geology can involve studying and predicting man-made as well as natural disasters and the exploration of mineral resources.

  • Pay Packet:

If you are interested in the government job then you have to appear for GEOLOGIST'S EXAM conducted by UPSC. Generally Notification comes in Employment Newspaper in the month of August and exam will be in the month of December. This exam is conducted in three days. In India you can expect a starting salary package of Rs. 28,000/- in Govt Sector and Starting salary in private sectors would be Rs.18,500-25,000/- depend on the company and your performance during your interview.

A Geologist earns an average salary of Rs 497,549 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

With 5 Years of Work Experience, and based on Job Profile, one can earn upto Rs. 6-9 Lacs per annum.

Further doubts or queries feel free to contact.


In order to post replies to the question: "How much can I earn in next five years as a Geologist?"

Post Reply


What can I do to get a government job in India after doing B.E in Metallurgy? How much salary can I get?

Dear Querent, There are lot of opportunities for metallurgical engineers. You need to follow employment news on a regular basis. The defence metallurg .. read more

I did pretty well for my O levels last year and went to a junior college here in Singapore. However, i wish to quit my studies here and study 12th standard in India. However I am not sure if i can immediately join a 12th std class having completed the eq

Hello Preethy,  How come have you concluded you wont get admission in the current 12th class in India. As a counselor, I am totally against negat .. read more

Procedure to get admission to study B.Sc(Chemistry) in Osmania University?

Dear,   There will a entrance test for the admission in particular programme  for that you need to contact to osmania university through onl .. read more

Procedure to become an IAS Officer after completion of Graduation?

Hello Mamata, There are no such special requirements to be eligible for appearing for the IAS exam as you simply need to pass any academic degree from .. read more
Most Popular

Sir main Pmt ke liye preparation kar raha mujhe last revesion kaise karna chahiye?

<a href=; DU LLB 2017</a> <a href=> Punjab BA LLB Exam 2017</a> <a href=http://www.e .. read more

What are the main work and responsibilities of a Human Resource Manager?

Human Resource Manager is responsible  for looking after the entire spectrum of HR activities including manpower planning, recruitment , training .. read more

I am a commerce graduate and confused between various options like cfa, mba, and job. What should I choose?

M.Com should be on last priority. The best option would be to continue with EY, and prepare for CAT simultaneously. The work ex will help you in getti .. read more

What to do after professional ?? confused betwen mba .. nd civil services

Hi, Suprit The following link gives you details of the syllabus for the Civil Services exam. . You will know how to go about preparing for the same ye .. read more