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 Missouri. On average, they make less than nanotechnology engineers but more than industrial ecologists.

Career Median Salary
Nanotechnology engineer salary $98K
Atmospheric scientist salary $102K
Chemist salary $79K
Animal scientist salary $60K
Hydrologist salary $89K
Geographer salary $84K
Scientist salary $73K
Geologist salary $80K
Biochemist salary $71K
Industrial ecologist salary $63K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)