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Paleontologists

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Approximately 3,000 paleontologists are employed in the United States. Most paleontologists work in colleges and universities as faculty of paleontology and geology programs. They also find work in museums, with government research projects, and in the petroleum industry. Some paleontologists are self-employed, offering their expertise as consultants.

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