Is the cost of this degree worth the salary it leads to?
After graduation, geography graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $96,012, while the bottom 20% make closer to $37,441. The median grad salary is $59,957.
Geography graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in geography is $37,611, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $52,534.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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