We surveyed 199 geotechnical engineers to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical geotechnical engineer. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a geotechnical engineer?



Working as a geotechnical engineer typically requires higher levels of intelligence when compared with the average career. This means that geotechnical engineers are required to actively learn new things related to their discipline and solve complex problems.

Can I learn to become a geotechnical engineer?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a geotechnical engineer typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.

Is it easy to get a job as a geotechnical engineer?



It’s typically difficult to find a job as a geotechnical engineer. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for geotechnical engineers.