Geographer earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Geographer salary by state

State Name Average Salary
California $85,800
Maryland $84,280
Colorado $85,130
Washington $81,920
Louisiana $79,600
Georgia $85,670
Oregon $75,800
Missouri $79,590
Arizona $69,500
Minnesota $65,180
Texas $63,420

How do geographer salaries compare to similar careers?

Geographers earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than statisticians but more than environmental restoration planners.

Career Median Salary
Statistician salary $88K
Biologist salary $78K
Molecular biologist salary $76K
Bioinformatics scientist salary $80K
Hydrologist salary $79K
Geographer salary $80K
Chemist salary $72K
Climate change analyst salary $71K
Industrial ecologist salary $71K
Environmental restoration planner salary $71K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)