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Occupation Profile for Geographers

Study nature and use of areas of earth's surface, relating and interpreting interactions of physical and cultural phenomena. Conduct research on physical aspects of a region, including land forms, climates, soils, plants and animals, and conduct research on the spatial implications of human activities within a given area, including social characteristics, economic activities, and political organization, as well as researching interdependence between regions at scales ranging from local to global.

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  • About 41 percent of these workers are employed by governments, mostly by the Federal Government.
  • The educational attainment of social scientists is among the highest of all occupations, with most positions requiring a master’s or Ph.D. degree.
  • Overall employment is projected to grow about as fast as the average for all occupations, but varies by specialty.
  • Job seekers may face competition, and those with higher educational attainment will have the best prospects.
 
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5 Geographer Jobs Found


Job Classification: Contract Geographer The geography contractor is responsible for creating and maintaining geographic data required for a subset of...
Modis - WA - Bellevue - posted 27 days ago
Description: The Humanitarian Information Unit (HIU) was established to promote and make maximum use of the newest information technologies to...
- DC - Washington - posted 29 days ago
Description: The Humanitarian Information Unit (HIU) was established to promote and make maximum use of the newest information technologies to...
- DC - Washington - posted 29 days ago
Description: The Humanitarian Information Unit (HIU) was established to promote and make maximum use of the newest information technologies to...
- DC - Washington - posted 29 days ago
Dewberry is currently seeking an exceptional candidate to serve as a water resources engineer and senior project manager for water resource consulting...
Dewberry - NY - New York - posted 10 days ago