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$85,130 Median Salary
10 Job Openings
  • Geographers in Colorado earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Geographers Work in Colorado?

70 people worked as Geographers in 2018 in this state.

There were 70 Geographers employed in this state in 2017.

The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.

Geographers in CO Employment Trend

The typical state has 50 Geographers working in it, which means Colorado has more Geographers than average.

Geographers in CO vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Colorado

Jobs for Geographers in this state are not projected to grow or decrease, but nationwide they are growing at a rate of 13.3%.

Job Projections for Geographers: Nation vs. CO

Colorado Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 10 annual Geographers job openings in Colorado, and 70 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 200 annual jobs and 1,700 total jobs in 2026.

What do Geographers Make in Colorado?

In 2018 wages for Geographers ranged from $53,370 to $110,720 with $85,130 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $25.66 to $53.23. The median hourly rate was $40.93.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $40.09 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.84.

The median salary in Colorado is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Geographers Earnings: CO vs. National Average

Top Colorado Metros for Geographers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Geographers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 50 $85,130

Top States for Geographers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Geographers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Maryland 310 $84,280
Texas 150 $63,420
California 120 $85,800
Colorado 70 $85,130
Minnesota 60 $65,180
Missouri 40 $79,590
Washington 40 $81,920
Arizona 30 $69,500
Oregon 30 $75,800
Louisiana 30 $79,600

Below are the states where Geographers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $85,800
Georgia $85,670
Colorado $85,130
Maryland $84,280
Washington $81,920
Louisiana $79,600
Missouri $79,590
Oregon $75,800
Arizona $69,500
Minnesota $65,180

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Occupation CO Employment Total
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Historians 50


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