What can I become with a Cartography Degree?

  • Area Specialist
  • Air Quality Analyst
  • Cartographer
  • Aerial Photo Interpreter
  • Geographer
  • Avalanche Specialist
  • Educator
  • Zoning Inspector
  • Illustrator
  • Meteorologist
  • Ranger
  • Hotel Concierge
  • Land Surveyor
  • Intelligence Analyst
  • Map Curator
  • Economic Dev. Analyst
  • Engineer
  • GIS Analyst*
  • Demographer
  • Real Estate Appraiser
*GIS Analyst is listed as one of the Top 100 jobs in America! (CNNMoney.com 2010)
Does a Cartography Degree make $$ and Sense?
The Chicago Tribune reports that college graduates earn on average 75% more money than those who only have a high school degree. In particular, graduates with a cartography or geography degree typically can earn between $40,000 and $90,000 for entry level jobs. 
(Association of American Geographers)