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Geographers Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for geographers in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of geographers among Texas cities 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Geographers in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$47,910
25th Percentile Wage
$55,370
50th Percentile Wage
$63,190
75th Percentile Wage
$75,680
90th Percentile Wage
$91,290

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for geographers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $91,290. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $47,910.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of geographers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$63,190
4.86% 9.15%
2016
$60,120
0.77% -
2015
$59,660
4.46% -
2014
$57,000
-2.67% -
2013
$58,520
1.90% -
2012
$57,410
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Geographers in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of geographers in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of geographers in state of Texas ranges from $60,830 to $60,900. The highest paying area for geographers in Texas is Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos with a median annual salary of $60,900. The lowest paying area is Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington with a median annual salary of $60,830.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$60,900
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$60,830




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