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 about the same as related careers in California. On average, they make less than climate change analysts but more than foresters.

Career Median Salary
Climate change analyst salary $89K
Environmental consultant salary $89K
Environmental restoration planner salary $89K
Cartographer salary $97K
Forensic science technician salary $82K
Geographer salary $90K
Soil and plant scientist salary $81K
Chemist salary $79K
Food science technologist salary $79K
Forester salary $74K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)