Associate Degree in Geography


Geographic Information Systems Analyst, $52,000* Surveyor, $40,000* Remote sensing specialist, $57,000* Meteorologist, $70,100* Survey researcher, $53,210** Geographer, $75,070**

*Average median salary 2013, Simply Hired: Riverside area **Bureau of Labor Statistics 2013 annual mean wage. Most positions require bachelor’s degree or above.

Career Info

An associate of science degree in geography will can lead to employment opportunities in a wide range of professions that require computer, research and analytical skills. It is also the foundation for four-year college studies in geography or geology.

Potential Careers

  • Geographic Information Systems Analyst
  • Cartographer
  • Surveyor
  • Remote sensing specialist
  • Urban Planner
  • Community Development
  • City planners
  • Meteorologist
  • Transportation management
  • Environmental Management
  • Writer/Researcher
  • Environmental Specialist
  • Land Developer
  • Forest Ranger
  • Environmental Attorney