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 Massachusetts. On average, they make less than hydrologists but more than food science technologists.

Career Median Salary
Hydrologist salary $89K
Environmental restoration planner salary $82K
Industrial ecologist salary $82K
Climate change analyst salary $82K
Environmental consultant salary $82K
Geographer salary $100K
Conservation scientist salary $82K
Soil and water conservationist salary $82K
Forensic science technician salary $82K
Food science technologist salary $80K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)