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So, what are you going to do with a major in Geography?
Geography majors everywhere are asked this question. The short answer is "What can't I do with a degree in Geography?" Geography trains students for careers in a wide variety of fields, and the job market has been consistently strong for our majors whether they stay in the St. Louis area or venture far beyond. According to the US Department of Labor, the average salary for Geographers in the US is $72,800, and the job outlook for geospatial technologies is especially strong with the US Department of Labor reporting an annual job growth rate of 35 percent.
|Education||Environmental Conservation||GIS Analysis|
|International Development||Park Ranger||Resource Management|
|Retail Analysis||Transportation Management||Urban Community Planning|
|Army Corps of Engineers||Census Bureau||City of Belleville|
|Laclede Gas Company||Metro Transit St. Louis||Missouri Botanical Gardens|
|Monsanto||NGA||National Park Service|
US Department of Labor's Career Outlook for Geographers
US Department of Labor's Career Outlook for GIS Technicians
US Department of Labor's Career Outlook for GIScientists & Technologists
Association of American Geographers' Jobs & Careers website.
Careers in Cartography and GIS Booklet