Geographer

Geographer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$80,000
$39,000
Min 10%
$80,000
Median 50%
$167,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
ConocoPhillips
Highest Paying City
Washington, DC
Highest Paying State
District of Columbia
Average Experience Level
2.9 years
How much does a geographer make?
The national average salary for a Geographer in the U.S. is $81,056 annually or $38.97 hourly. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $39,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $168,000. Finance companies and Non Profits companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. District of Columbia, North Dakota, South Dakota, Colorado, and Wyoming have the highest paying Geographer jobs. The typical tenure for a Geographer is 2.9 years.

Average Geographer Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Geographer in the USA is $81,056 annually or $38.97 hourly. The city with the highest Geographer salary is Washington, DC at $129,384 per year. The Washington, DC average entry-level salary for Geographers is $78,000. District of Columbia, North Dakota, South Dakota, Colorado, and Wyoming are the highest paying states. Arizona, Pennsylvania, New York, Florida, and Oregon are at the bottom for competitive pay.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Washington, DC
$129,384
2
Sioux Falls, SD
$111,897
3
Grand Junction, CO
$108,745
4
Salt Lake City, UT
$101,786
5
Memphis, TN
$100,861

Average Geographer Salary By Company

There is good job security in Geographer positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Finance companies and Non Profits companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Geographers at ConocoPhillips and Woolpert report the highest salaries. In addition, companies like Leidos and International Paper report highly competitive salaries for Geographers.

Recently Added Geographer Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Geographer
11/15/2019
$84,785
Geological Survey
Geographer
11/15/2019
$57,043
Geological Survey
Geographer
10/28/2019
$74,596
Economic Research Service
Geographer
10/23/2019
$124,290
10/08/2019
$48,375
Air Education and Training Command
Geographer
09/26/2019
$62,236
Geological Survey
Geographer
09/23/2019
$64,232
Geographer
09/22/2019
$62,236
09/20/2019
$45,554
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Geographer
08/26/2019
$88,704
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