Low Risk (21-40%): Jobs in this level have a limited risk of automation, as they demand a mix of technical and human-centric skills.
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Our visitors have voted that there is a small chance this occupation will be replaced. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 25% chance of automation.
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The number of 'Geographers' job openings is expected to decline by 0.2% by 2031
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Geographers' was $88,900, or $42.74 per hour
'Geographers' were paid 92.0% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
Wages over time
As of 2022 there were 1,360 people employed as Geographers within the United States.
This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 108 thousand people are employed as Geographers.
Study the nature and use of areas of the 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.
SOC Code: 19-3092.00
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