Geographer earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Geographer salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Arizona $69,500
California $85,800
Colorado $85,130
Georgia $85,670
Louisiana $79,600
Maryland $84,280
Minnesota $65,180
Missouri $79,590
Oklahoma $50,230
Oregon $75,800
Pennsylvania $51,870
South Dakota $70,380
Texas $63,420
Virginia $95,380
Washington $81,920

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 biostatisticians but more than environmental restoration planners.

Career Median Salary
Biostatistician salary $91K
Statistician salary $91K
Bioinformatics scientist salary $82K
Molecular biologist salary $82K
Hydrologist salary $81K
Geographer salary $82K
Chemist salary $72K
Industrial ecologist salary $71K
Climate change analyst salary $71K
Environmental restoration planner salary $71K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)