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Good news! Geography careers feature high salaries, low unemployment, high growth potential

August 20, 2014

In a recent article, American Geographical Society President Jerome E. Dobson highlights reports from the U.S. Department of Labor, The Guardian, MSN.com, Money Magazine, and PayScale.com, all of which point to geography as a field with high salaries, rapid growth, and low unemployment.

While geography was listed among "America's least common jobs," data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that the average geographer earned more than $75,000 in 2013, and the field is expected to grow by 29 percent between 2012 and 2022. Furthermore, The Guardian published a poll in 2010 listing geography graduates as the least unemployed of all disciplines in the U.K.

Read the Article: Geography in the Workforce: Good News to Share

For more information on the latest employment and salary trends, visit: http://www.aag.org/cs/salarydata

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