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 Virginia. On average, they make less than atmospheric scientists but more than scientists.

Career Median Salary
Atmospheric scientist salary $94K
Biochemist salary $85K
Geospatial information scientist salary $101K
Hydrologist salary $95K
Chemist salary $95K
Geographer salary $95K
Geologist salary $81K
Bioinformatics scientist salary $82K
Molecular biologist salary $82K
Scientist salary $82K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)