Geophysics and Seismology

For all the 347 degrees granted in Geophysics and Seismology annually, the majority of them are Bachelors degree. Out of the 175 students graduating with degrees at the Bachelors degree level across the US, 37% percent identify as women and 63% percent identify as men. Though students at schools all over the US study Geophysics and Seismology, Texas has the most graduates. The average annual income for an undergraduate degree in Geophysics and Seismology is $44,800.

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175
Total Males
110
Total Females
65

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  • Total Bachelors degree

    175

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See where Geophysics and Seismology is the most popular major in the U.S.
This heat map represents the states that have the highest percent of Geophysics and Seismology degrees compared to all other degrees awarded in that state.
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Top Colleges for Geophysics and Seismology

If you’re thinking about majoring in Geophysics and Seismology, then you should look at these top colleges, including Texas A & M University-College Station, the University of Washington-Seattle Campus and the University of Houston. Texas A & M University-College Station is our best ranked institution for a degree in Geophysics and Seismology with 37 students graduating with this major annually at the Bachelors degree level. Learn more about college options in the table below.

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Careers for Geophysics and Seismology Majors

For Geophysics and Seismology majors, some of the most in demand jobs include Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers, Natural Sciences Managers and Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary. Additionally, Geophysics and Seismology graduates may land a top paying job, such as Natural Sciences Managers or Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers.

Top Paying Careers for Geophysics and Seismology

  1. Natural Sciences Managers   (Median Wage: $123,860)
  2. Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers   (Median Wage: $91,130)
  3. Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $90,860)
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