Paleontologist

By Christian Pilar

Career facts

-study fossils

-hypothesis habits for different species


annual salary

-$33.69 hourly

-$50,000 to 80,000 yearly


State outlook

-90 employees in 2012


What class you need to take to succeed in paleontology

-Biology

-Geology

Post secondary training-education

-Master’s degree

-Geoscience

-St. Cloud state university

-St. Cloud city, MIN

Education cost

-$7,816 per year

-$46,896 for 6 year


Room and board

-$4,700 per year

-$26,200 6 years

Reflection

-this is a job I would do

-I think it is good because you get to study fossils




Pros

-getting to travel

-getting to see diffent species


Cons

-College cost a lot

-Not seeing family everyday