Can you make a lot of money studying earthquakes?



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    Seismology is the study of the earth to monitor seismic activity, earthquakes, and tsunamis.  A reasonable salary expectation in the field ranges from $32,000 to $108,000 annually.  Some seismologists are contracted by the government.  Others may work for gas and oil companies.  Education and experience, of course, are relevant factors.

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    Seismologists (scientists that study earthquakes) tend to be lumped into the Geoscientist category. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary for Geoscientists is $81,220 with a middle 50th percentile median salary range of $56,280 to $117,040. The bottom 10th percentile make $43,140, while the top 10th percentile make $161,260.

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