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 technical writers but more than zoologists.

Career Median Salary
Technical writer salary $86K
Intelligence analyst salary $85K
Molecular biologist salary $80K
Geneticist salary $80K
Bioinformatics scientist salary $80K
Geographer salary $82K
Industrial designer salary $81K
Online merchant salary $73K
Audio engineer salary $73K
Zoologist salary $70K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)