Geographer earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Geographer salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Arizona $69,500
California $85,800
Colorado $85,130
Georgia $85,670
Louisiana $79,600
Maryland $84,280
Minnesota $65,180
Missouri $79,590
Oklahoma $50,230
Oregon $75,800
Pennsylvania $51,870
South Dakota $70,380
Texas $63,420
Virginia $95,380
Washington $81,920

How do geographer salaries compare to similar careers?

Geographers earn about the same as related careers in Texas. On average, they make less than climate change analysts but more than forensic science technicians.

Career Median Salary
Climate change analyst salary $75K
Hydrologist salary $74K
Occupational health specialist salary $72K
Soil and plant scientist salary $60K
Food science technologist salary $70K
Geographer salary $63K
Forester salary $65K
Cartographer salary $61K
Geodesist salary $55K
Forensic science technician salary $51K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)