Average Geographer Salary

$71,659
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$983
Bonus
What am I worth?
Get pay report
How should I pay?
Price a job
The average salary for a Geographer is $71,659.
10%
$40k
MEDIAN
$72k
90%
$99k
Is Geographer your job title? Find out what you should be paid
Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.What's this?
How it works:
1
Enter city & years of experience
2
Add pay factors like skills & education
3
Find your market worth with a report tailored to you
United States (change)
Salary
$40k - $99k
Bonus
$250 - $1k
Total Pay
$32k - $97k

How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.

Geographer Tasks
  • 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.

3.9 out of 5
(8)
Highly Satisfied
We currently don't have any reviews for this job. Are you a Geographer? Take our survey to help us meet this goal.

Search for more jobs
Search

Skills in ArcGIS, Statistical Analysis, Technical Analysis and Python are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

An entry-level Geographer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,695 based on 8 salaries. An early career Geographer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,156 based on 19 salaries. A mid-career Geographer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,610 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Geographer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,640 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $85,500.

This data is based on 52 survey responses.
Entry Level
15.4%
Early Career
36.5%
Mid Career
19.2%
Experienced
15.4%
Late Career
13.5%