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 Maryland. On average, they make less than bioinformatics scientists but more than animal scientists.

Career Median Salary
Bioinformatics scientist salary $102K
Materials scientist salary $104K
Atmospheric scientist salary $102K
Scientist salary $93K
Soil and plant scientist salary $82K
Geographer salary $96K
Geologist salary $79K
Food science technologist salary $85K
Cartographer salary $78K
Animal scientist salary $77K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)