Careers in the natural gas industry are heating up.

Oil and gas workers earn competitive wages, with an average annual compensation of $63,000.*

The high-paying jobs available today in Pennsylvania's natural gas industry are expected to multiply in the future.

Opportunities will exist in a number of professional and skilled areas, including:

  • Engineering and surveying
  • Construction and earthmoving
  • Equipment manufacturing, service and repair
  • Environmental permitting
  • Water transport
  • Wastewater management
  • Well servicing
  • General labor
  • Legal, accounting and other professional services

degrees that work in the natural gas industry:

Construction & Design Technologies

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)

Health Sciences

Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)
Certificate

Industrial, Computing & Engineering Technologies

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)

Sciences, Humanities & Visual Communications

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)

Transportation & Natural Resources Technologies

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)
Certificate
Natural Gas Career Video
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Partners

Penn College and Penn State Extension have partnered to form the Shale Training & Education Center (ShaleTEC), which provides workforce-development education and services to assist with the needs of the expanding industry.

ShaleTEC
Sources

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Williamsport, PA 17701

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