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 Minnesota. On average, they make less than molecular biologists but more than forensic science technicians.

Career Median Salary
Molecular biologist salary $73K
Soil and water conservationist salary $67K
Conservation scientist salary $67K
Cartographer salary $71K
Animal scientist salary $66K
Geographer salary $65K
Biomass plant technician salary $64K
Geodesist salary $66K
Forester salary $66K
Forensic science technician salary $60K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)