Geography

Geography

 

WHAT IS GEOGRAPHY?
A geography degree provides you with more than map-making skills, it provides you with research and analytical skills that are useful in a wide variety of businesses. Some of the job options for those who major in geography are urban planner, cartographer, GIS specialists, climatologists, transportation management, health and environment, economic geography, and many more.
 

CAREERS AND SALARY
Due to the wide variety of careers in the field of geography it was difficult to find one Web site that had enough data to provide an accurate range for all of the careers listed. Information below was found on the PayScale Web site.

 

 

Position Median Salary
Geographic Information Systems Analyst $34,595-$65,373
Geographic Information Systems Specialist $30,700-$51,500
Urban Planner $43,026-$64,364
Cartographer $32,759-$55,407
Conservation Manager $33,573-$63,216
Soil-Conservationist $38,281-$66,254