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Highest Paying Cities for Geographers

The top 19 highest paying cities for geographers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of geographers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $92,180, New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York is the highest paying city for geographers. It is followed by New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York (average annual salary $91,670). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of geographers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 19 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Geographers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$92,180
n/a
2 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$91,670
n/a
3 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$88,220
210
4 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$88,220
210
5 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$84,940
30
6 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$83,400
50
7 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$83,270
n/a
8 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$82,500
80
9 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$78,110
50
10 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$78,050
40
11 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$75,290
80
12 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$74,640
40
13 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$73,380
n/a
14 Sioux Falls, South Dakota
$68,710
80
15 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$60,900
80
16 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$60,830
n/a
17 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
$51,280
n/a
18 Salt Lake City, Utah
$46,350
50
19 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina
$40,260
n/a
See also: 💰 Highest paying industries for geographers.