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 Illinois. On average, they make less than environmental restoration planners but more than chemists.

Career Median Salary
Environmental restoration planner salary $81K
Industrial ecologist salary $81K
Forensic science technician salary $103K
Biochemist salary $75K
Scientist salary $77K
Geographer salary $83K
Geologist salary $78K
Forester salary $83K
Cartographer salary $78K
Chemist salary $65K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)