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 Colorado. On average, they make less than biostatisticians but more than forensic science technicians.

Career Median Salary
Biostatistician salary $80K
Industrial ecologist salary $82K
Climate change analyst salary $82K
Environmental restoration planner salary $82K
Environmental consultant salary $82K
Geographer salary $91K
Molecular biologist salary $80K
Bioinformatics scientist salary $80K
Cartographer salary $77K
Forensic science technician salary $77K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)