Geographers in California
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- Geographers in California earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Geographers Work in California?
In California, there were 120 people working as Geographers in the year 2018.
There were 100 Geographers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 50 Geographers working in it, which means California has more Geographers than average.
What do Geographers Make in California?
In 2018 wages for Geographers ranged from $53,900 to $115,190 with $85,800 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $25.91 to $55.38. The median hourly rate was $41.25.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $39.09 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $2.16.
The median salary in California is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top States for Geographers Employment
The table below shows the states where most Geographers work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Geographers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
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- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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