Sample 1 - State of California

Occupation Profile


Printer Version
Geography Teachers, Postsecondary
(SOC Code : 25-1064)
in California

Teach courses in geography. Include both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of both teaching and research.

Employers are usually looking for candidates with a Doctor's degree .

Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
California 20141st Qtr$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00

View Wages for All Areas  About Wages
 

Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
Projections for this occupation in California are not available.

View Projections for All Areas  About Projections
 

Job Openings from JobCentral National Labor Exchange[Top]
 
Enter a Zip Code     Find a Zip code in California

Within  miles of Zip Code.


Industries Employing This Occupation (click on Industry Title to View Employers List)[Top]
Industry Title
Number of Employers in State of California
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
Junior Colleges 20688.5%
Colleges and Universities 2,31711.5%

About Staffing Patterns
 

Training Programs (click on title for more information)[Top]
Program Title
Geographic Information Science and Cartography.
Geography
Geography, Other

About Training & Apprenticeships
 

About This Occupation (from O*NET - The Occupation Information Network)[Top]
Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Conduct research in a particular field of knowledge and publish findings in professional journals, books, or electronic media.
Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as urbanization, environmental systems, and cultural geography.
Supervise undergraduate or graduate teaching, internship, and research work.
Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others.
Evaluate and grade students` class work, assignments, and papers.
Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, course materials, and methods of instruction.
Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
Write grant proposals to procure external research funding.

More Tasks for Geography Teachers, Postsecondary


Top Skills used in this Job
Instructing - Teaching others how to do something.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Learning Strategies - Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

More Skills for Geography Teachers, Postsecondary


Top Abilities (Attributes of the person that influence performance in this job.)
Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.

More Abilities for Geography Teachers, Postsecondary


Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Independence - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions.
Achievement - Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.

More Work Values for Geography Teachers, Postsecondary


Top Interests (The types of activities someone in this job would like.)
Social - Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.
Investigative - Investigative occupations frequently involve working with ideas, and require an extensive amount of thinking. These occupations can involve searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally.

More Interests for Geography Teachers, Postsecondary

 
Related Links
LMI for Job Seekers
Local Area Profile
Compare Occupations
View Similar Occupations
O*Net - The Occupation Information Network