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Geographer Salary

A Geographer earns an average salary of $55,269 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Microsoft Office and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

$38,916 - $88,827
(Median)
$39K
$55K
$89K
MEDIAN: $55,268
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$0.00 - $5,182  
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$39,169 - $89,303  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 45

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Job Description for Geographer

  • Consult governments, agencies, and organizations on the assessment of geographic conditions, phenomena, and anomalies.
  • Construct and interpret maps, graphs, and diagrams and other geographic information.
  • 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.

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Experience Affects Geographer Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 38%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Geographer Salaries

Microsoft Office
up arrow 31%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 26%

National Average
$53,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 8%