Salaries after M.A in Geography


M.A in Geography is a 2 year post graduate programme which mainly deals with the comprehensive study of physical features of earth. The core subject includes geomorphology, soil water analysis, economic geography, geohydrology, oceanography, pedology, and so on. The job prospects available for  M.A in Geography pass outs are boundless. Various firms such as agricultural research organizations, environmental protection agencies, gas exploration companies, GIS and remote sensing departments, mining industries, oil drilling companies, etc offer numerous openings for the Geography graduates. The job types offered in these firms are -

  • Agricultural Consultant
  • Cartographer
  • Demographer
  • Forest Administrator
  • Urban Conniver
  • Geographer
  • Remote Sensing Professional
  • Air Pollution Specialist
  • Air Quality Analyst
  • Area Specialist
  • Climatologist
  • Conservation Education Coordinator
  • Ecologist
  • Energy Analyst
  • Geomorphologist
  • Hydrogeologist
  • Land Use Planner

Salaries after M.A in Geography in public sector firms

The pay scale varies depending on various aspects for instance, the nature of the firm, candidates’ experience, qualification, and so on. The candidates can get a consolidated monthly pay of Rs. 60,000/- in Society of Integrated Coastal Management whereas the salary would be in the range of Rs. 15,600/- to Rs. 39,100/- in National Council for Cement and Building Materials. In Central Mine Planning & Design Institute Limited, the remuneration would be around Rs. 10,000/- per month. In Oil & Natural Gas Corporation, one can fetch a monthly income of about Rs.24900/- to Rs.50500/-. In short, the salary range for a M.A in Geography graduate would be in the range of Rs. 15,000/- to Rs. 60,000/- in the starting stage. Those who have qualified NET exam can join any of the educational institutions where the monthly salary will be around Rs. 45,000/-.

Salaries after M.A in Geography in private organizations

Apart from the government sector firms, various private organizations also offer the candidates with good pay. In the initial stages itself, one can earn a monthly income in the range of about Rs. 15,000/- to Rs. 30,000/-. By gaining experience and skill, one can easily fetch a 6 digit monthly income within a few years. Those who have done various other certification courses in the field of geography could earn a much more attractive salary.

Salaries after M.A in Geography abroad

There is also a vast opportunity of securing a job abroad. One of the main benefits the candidates get while pursuing a job in any of the foreign countries is that the remunerations will be far better than that offered in India. The experienced candidates in the field of candidates will get more preference and also a good pay scale.



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