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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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2 Geographer Jobs Found


Dewberry is seeking a GIS professional for FEMA Flood Study and water resource related projects. This is an excellent career opportunity for an...
Dewberry - VA - Fairfax - posted 5 days ago
nationally. Manage a team of engineers and geographers. Proposal manager for project pursuits. B.S. Degree in ...
Dewberry - CO - Denver - posted 5 days ago