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A geologist studies the composition, structure and other physical attributes of the earth to increase scientific knowledge and to develop practical applications in fields such as mineral exploitation, civil engineering, environmental protection and rehabilitation of land after mining. In Australia a geologist is a Skill Level 1 occupation.
Geologist Occupation Lists
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A geologist in Australia studies the composition, structure and other physical attributes of the earth, locate and advise on the extraction of minerals, petroleum and ground water, and detect, monitor and forecast seismic, magnetic, electrical, thermal and oceanographic activity.
Note: Geographers are excluded from this unit group. Geographers are included in Unit Group 2724 Social Professionals.
Most occupations in the geologist unit group (Group 2344) have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).
Occupations within the Geologist Group
Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the same geologist group if not specifically listed in the STSOL or MLTSSL the ANZSCO description should be used for reference purposes only.
Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.
The average salary for a Geologist in Australia is $ 128,341 for male employees and $ 124,485 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 38.9 Females: 35.7 Persons: 37.6
Source: www.abs.gov.au (Group 2344) Geologists and geophysicists - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016
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