Careers in Geography

Urban and Regional Planner Salary: ~$67,000 • Projected Job Growth: 8-14%
Aerial shot of a city center with tall buildings and crossing freeways.
Transportation Planner Salary: ~$75,000 • Projected Job Growth: 2%
Blurry photo of two individual sitting on a bus.
Emergency Management Planner Salary: ~$65,000 • Projected Job Growth: 8-14%
Gleen lit up sign with a figure running and a directional arrow pointing right.
Environmental Restoration Planner Salary: ~$67,000 • Projected Job Growth: 15-21%
Hands holding a small seedling above the ground.
Cartographers Salary: ~$61,000 • Projected Job Growth: 15-20%
Abstract line illustration of the world map on a grey background.
Social and Environmental Policy Analyst Salary: ~$105,000 • Projected Job Growth: 15-21%
Photograph of a large dam and a mountain lake.
Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists Salary: ~$83,000 • Projected Job Growth: 3-7%
Three dimensional digital map of the earth and space.
Real Estate Appraisers and Assessors Salary: ~$52,000 • Projected Job Growth: 3-7%
Tiny toy house and door key with house shaped keychain sitting on a table.
Intelligence Analyst Salary: ~$80,000 • Projected Job Growth: 2%
Aerial shot of group of people at a table covered in papers with charts and graphs printed on them.
Water Resource Specialist Salary: ~$120,000 • Projected Job Growth: 3-7%
Field at sunset with rows of sprinklers spraying water.
Foreign Service Officer (Diplomat) Salary: ~$70,000 • Project Job Growth: %10
American flag on a pole.
Geography Teacher Salary: ~$56,000 • Projected Job Growth: 3-7%
three apples sitting in a row on a white surface.
Logistician Salary: ~$74,000 • Projected Job Growth: 22% or higher
Shipping yard filled with large stacked crates.
Forrester Salary: ~$58,000 • Projected Job Growth: 3-7%
Aerial shot of an evergreen forrest.

*Salary averages were collected by the Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014. The job growth numbers were projected over a 10 year period between 2012 and 2022 by O*NET Online. All data is available on the American Association of Geographers' careers section of their website.