Salary for Postsecondary Geography Teachers

Also known as:  Cartography Professor, Geographic Information Systems Professor, Geomatics Professor, GIS Professor

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Geography teachers working in colleges, universities and other postsecondary institutions assist students in the preparation of guided research projects at the graduate and undergradaute level. They may supervise internships, and provide career advice in addition to preparing and delivering lectures, homeworks and exams. These professionals are responsible for grading duties, and may also conduct their own research for publication in peer-reviewed literature or presentation at professional meetings and conferences. Individuals in this profession are normally expected to have their doctoral degrees in a related field.

A Postsecondary Geography Teacher will normally receive a salary between $45,920 to $136,240 depending on education and tenure levels. Geography Teachers can earn an average compensation of eigthy-seven thousand one hundred and sixty dollars per year.

Geography Teachers receive the highest salary in California, where they receive a compensation of close to about $119,030. Professionals that work in these jobs make the highest salary in Educational Services, where they get average wages of $87,160.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 58.54 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

Postsecondary Geography Teachers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Educational Services
$87,160

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Educational Services
$87,160