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 Louisiana. On average, they make less than geologists but more than climate change analysts.

Career Median Salary
Geologist salary $65K
Nanotechnology engineer salary $84K
Atmospheric scientist salary $82K
Geographer salary $84K
Chemist salary $77K
Environmental consultant salary $64K
Environmental restoration planner salary $64K
Climate change analyst salary $64K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)