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).
Estimated Total Employment*
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Projected Job Openings (2010-2020): 586,100
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).