The average salary for a Geographer is $69,767 per year.

$39,402 - $91,563
(Median)
$39K
$70K
$92K
MEDIAN: $69,767
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$39,402 - $91,563  
   
Bonus
$10.07 - $9,933  
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$39,681 - $90,552  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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Job Description for Geographer

  • Research and analyze the topography, climatology, economic, regional and political geography of the earth to solve societal problems including agriculture, business, and urban and regional planning.
  • Construct and interpret maps, graphs, and diagrams and other geographic information.
  • Consult governments, agencies, and organizations on the assessment of geographic conditions, phenomena, and anomalies.

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Experience Affects Geographer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$67,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 33%

Skills That Affect Geographer Salaries

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

National Average
$67,000

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None:
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