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 Washington. On average, they make less than environmental consultants but more than soil and plant scientists.

Career Median Salary
Environmental consultant salary $78K
Climate change analyst salary $78K
Environmental restoration planner salary $78K
Industrial ecologist salary $78K
Chemist salary $81K
Geographer salary $82K
Cartographer salary $79K
Occupational health specialist salary $76K
Biochemist salary $68K
Soil and plant scientist salary $68K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)