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Geographers Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for geographers in the state of New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of geographers among New York areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Geographers in New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$59,550
25th Percentile Wage
$81,060
50th Percentile Wage
$94,230
75th Percentile Wage
$105,480
90th Percentile Wage
$116,000

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for geographers in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $116,000. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $94,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $59,550.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28.63
25th Percentile Wage
$38.97
50th Percentile Wage
$45.30
75th Percentile Wage
$50.71
90th Percentile Wage
$55.77

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for geographers in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $55.77. The median hourly salary is $45.30. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28.63.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of geographers from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth1-Year Growth
201394,2301.84%1.84%
201292,500--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Geographers in New York Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of geographers in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of geographers in state of New York ranges from $91,670 to $92,180. The highest paying area for geographers in New York is New York-White Plains-Wayne with a median annual salary of $92,180. The lowest paying area is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island with a median annual salary of $91,670.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$92,180
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$91,670


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