The study of geography prepares students with a broad range of personal learning and thinking skills. Teamwork, independent inquiry, creative thinking, quality writing and public speaking are all highly valued by employers.

Common Careers for Geography Graduates Include

Career Median Salary Outlook
Agricultural and Food Scientists $68,830 9%
Cartographers and Photogrammetrists $68,380 5%
Conservation Scientists $64,010 7%
Environmental Scientists and Specialists $73,230 8%
Geographer $85,430 1%
Geoscientists $93,580 7%
GIS Professional $85,430 1%
Landscape Architect $70,630 0%
Mining and Geological Engineers $93,800 4%
Park Ranger/Planner $30,640 -8%
Survey and Mapping Technician $46,200 4%
Urban and Regional Planners $75,950 7%

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