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Occupation Title: Geography Teachers, Postsecondary

Description: Teach courses in geography. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 25-1064

Sample Job Titles: Professor, Geography Professor, Geography Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor,  Instructor, Lecturer, Associate Professor of Geography, Assistant Professor of Geography, GIS Instructor (Geographic Information Systems Instructor).

 Salary Chart Geography Teachers, Postsecondary

Estimated Total Employment*
2009: 3,930
2010: 4,250
2011: 4,280
2012: 4,460
2013: 4,400

Data Source: 

Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Projected Job Openings (2012-2022): 1,400
Projected Growth (2012-2022): 8-14%

(total 10 year projection, not annual) 

Data Source:
O*NET Online

NOTE: Projected job openings for postsecondary teachers refer to industry-wide data, not individual occupations.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics program does not include self-employed workers in employment estimates. O*NET and other BLS programs do include self-employed workers.

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. REC-0439914 and DRL-0910041 (Enhancing Departments and Graduate Education in Geography).

Suggested citation: Association of American Geographers, Jobs & Careers Website, Salary Data and Trends, http://www.aag.org/cs/salary_data_and_trends/salary_data_and_trends_overview (accessed mm//dd/yyyy).