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Mining Geological Engineers Skills

Below are the skills needed to be mining geological engineers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Skill NameImportanceCompetence
Complex Problem Solving4.124.38
Reading Comprehension44.75
Writing44.25
Speaking44.12
Critical Thinking44.5

Mining Geological Engineers Abilities

Below are the abilities needed to be mining geological engineers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Ability NameImportanceCompetence
Oral Comprehension45
Category Flexibility44.12
Oral Expression44.62
Written Expression44.62
Written Comprehension44.88

Mining Geological Engineers Knowledge

Below are the knowledge areas needed to be mining geological engineers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Knowledge AreaImportanceCompetence
Engineering and Technology4.475.64
Mathematics4.445.19
English Language3.574.5
Production and Processing3.563.86
Design3.564.6

Mining Geological Engineers Work activities

Below are the work activities involved in being mining geological engineers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work ActivityImportanceCompetence
Interacting With Computers4.754.24
Making Decisions and Solving Problems4.715.27
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates4.485.31
Getting Information4.44.86
Processing Information4.35.47

Mining Geological Engineers Work styles

Below are the work styles involved in being mining geological engineers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work StyleImportance
Analytical Thinking4.77
Attention to Detail4.64
Dependability4.35
Cooperation4.16
Integrity4.14

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for
Mining Geological Engineers

Listed below are the 10 largest metro areas based on the total number of people employed in Mining Geological Engineers jobs , as of 2017

   
Metro AreaTotal EmploymentAnnual Mean Salary
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood410 $121,490
Salt Lake City220 $93,160
Pittsburgh200 $91,510
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale170 $79,300
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington150 N/A
Birmingham-Hoover110 $98,630
Bakersfield80 N/A
Charleston70 $84,810
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim70 $130,590
Reno50 $94,030

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Total employment and salary for professions similar to mining geological engineers

Source : 2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

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