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College Geography Teachers

Teach college-level courses in geography.

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Well above the statewide median
$88,310 / year    Read more about wages


Below statewide average
Growth rate:  6.3%    Read more about outlook


Graduate degree (any type) is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Attend training sessions or professional meetings to develop or maintain professional knowledge.
  • Research topics in area of expertise.
  • Stay informed about current developments in field of specialization.
  • Compile specialized bibliographies or lists of materials.
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Job Title Examples:

Cartography Professor
Geographic Information Systems Professor
Geography Instructor

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