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 Florida. On average, they make less than natural sciences managers but more than scientists.

Career Median Salary
Natural sciences manager salary $78K
Materials scientist salary $93K
Geologist salary $80K
Mathematician salary $86K
Biochemist salary $80K
Geographer salary $85K
Soil and plant scientist salary $80K
Biostatistician salary $79K
Statistician salary $79K
Scientist salary $71K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)