The average salary for a Geographer is $73,427 per year.

$40,406 - $101,367
$40K
$73K
$100K
MEDIAN: $73,427
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$40,406 - $101,367  
   
Bonus
$500  
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$40,599 - $100,819  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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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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Key Stats for Geographer

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
035
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
35%
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Experience Affects Geographer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$73,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 36%

Skills That Affect Geographer Salaries

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
0%

National Average
$73,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 88%
dental benefits
None:
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