Those studying geography subject, have number of options to go with. This field is potentially well with more job opportunities. It teaches students with number of skills and market technologies. Geography subject has helped many with number of job opportunities. Schools provide geography as the teaching subject to the students till class 10th. You can also be a graduate in this discipline. A post-graduate discipline with Ph.D can also be benefiting. Other options available are, Cartographer, Urban Planner, Community Development GIS Specialist, Climatologist, Environmental Management Writer/Researcher, Transportation management, Teaching/Faculty, Demographer, Emergency Management, Foreign Service, National Park Service Ranger Marketing, Librarian/Information Scientist, and Real Estate Appraisal.


To become a geographer, students should have a bachelor’s degree in the same profession. A Post graduation in the same field of geography will also be very helpful. Specializing in this stream and continuing your education in the same field or profession is beneficial.

How to become Geographer

A diploma in geography is very helpful. Students get to have knowledge on this subject from the school days. Students are taught this subject in the standard 10 and 12 as well. Students can take this as a profession of interest. Good communication skills, good knowledge of the subject, Ability to be well versed with the concepts of geography will be helpful. Proper knowledge to train the students and provide guidance to them is given at most priority.

Job profile of Geographer

  • The key responsibility of a geographer is to have good knowledge of geography subject. Geographer can work as a tour and traveler, rural development agencies, agricultural industry and with various other people.
  • The key responsibility of a geographer is to keep track and notice of the geographic changes.
  • The key responsibility of a geographer is to work on aspects of topography, land and the earth concept and on various other geographic techniques.

Salary Range for Geographer

The starting salary of geographer starts from Rs 10,000-15,000 per month. It also goes on increasing with the increase in the experience, post and position.

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