We surveyed 12 volcanologists to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical volcanologist. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a volcanologist?



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

Can I learn to become a volcanologist?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a volcanologist typically depends predominantly on qualities you’re born with, with a small aspect of skills you can learn.

Is it easy to get a job as a volcanologist?



It’s typically quite difficult to find a job as a volcanologist.