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After graduation, geography graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $87,537, while the bottom 20% make closer to $35,449. The median grad salary is $55,705.
Geography graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in geography is $36,661, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $49,866.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
Highest paying jobs for geography graduates
As per most recent US census
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