AAG Workforce Data
Salary Data & Trends
The AAG's Jobs in Geography Center features data on over 90 occupations related to geography, including data on salaries, projected job growth, demand for key skills, and much more.
The information presented in these reports are collected from two sources: 1) the AAG's online jobs board and 2) AAG membership data collected from annual surveys sent to geography departments.
The AAG Jobs Board report provides an analysis of job advertisements posted to the AAG Jobs and Geography Center website. As the majority of job postings are academic, the primary purpose of this report is to reveal annual and long term trends in the academic job market for geographers.
The AAG Membership Employment Report provides a longitudinal overview of the workforce characterisitics of AAG members.
The following reports analyze the results of recent AAG surveys of U.S. geography faculty and graduates.
In 2017, the AAG plans to conduct its first annual graduate placement survey in order to gain a better understanding of the job market for recent geography graduates. The survey will be administered to geography departments throughout the U.S.
The AAG Faculty Salary Survey includes data on starting salaries for tenure-track and non-tenuretrack faculty, and average salaries by faculty rank.