Geographer earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Geographer salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Massachusetts $99,550
Pennsylvania $96,810
Maryland $95,910
Virginia $95,380
Colorado $90,600
California $89,610
Florida $85,220
Louisiana $84,030
Missouri $83,870
Illinois $83,430
Washington $81,920
Oregon $75,800
South Dakota $70,380
Minnesota $65,180
Texas $64,250
Arizona $63,750
Georgia $63,360
Oklahoma $50,230

How do geographer salaries compare to similar careers?

Geographers earn 6% less than similar careers in Arizona. On average, they make less than scientists but more than environmental restoration planners.

Career Median Salary
Scientist salary $82K
Chemist salary $78K
Soil and plant scientist salary $76K
Materials scientist salary $75K
Food science technologist salary $74K
Geographer salary $64K
Industrial ecologist salary $62K
Environmental consultant salary $62K
Climate change analyst salary $62K
Environmental restoration planner salary $62K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)