Career Outlook for Mining and Geological Engineers (including Mining Safety Engineers)

Also known as:  Geophysical Engineer, Mineral Engineer, Mining Engineer, Seismic Engineer
The overall job outlook for Mining or Geological Engineer careers has been relatively unchanged since 2004. Vacancies for this career have slightly increased by 24.16 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 4.03 percent per year. Demand for Mining and Geological Engineers is expected to go up, with an expected 1,930 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 3.85 percent over the next few years.
TOP STATES
There are currently more Mining and Geological Engineers (including Mining Safety Engineers) in the following states
Texas 680
Colorado 680
Pennsylvania 630
California 550
Arizona 390
West Virginia 330
Nevada 290
BOTTOM STATES
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Mining and Geological Engineers (including Mining Safety Engineers)
Minnesota 40
South Carolina 40
Arkansas 40
South Dakota 40
Florida 50
Idaho 60
Tennessee 70
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