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$84,280 Median Salary
10 Job Openings
  • Geographers in Maryland earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Geographers Work in Maryland?

In Maryland, there were 310 people working as Geographers in the year 2018.

There were 220 Geographers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 90 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Geographers in MD Employment Trend

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

Geographers in MD vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Maryland

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. MD

Maryland Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 10 annual Geographers job openings in Maryland, and 150 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 Maryland?

In 2018 wages for Geographers ranged from $57,090 to $106,680 with $84,280 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $27.45 to $51.29. The median hourly rate was $40.52.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $40.89 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.37.

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

Geographers Earnings: MD vs. National Average

Top Maryland Metros for Geographers

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 310 $89,690
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 70 $85,950

Top States for Geographers Employment

View the list below to see 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 MD Employment Total
Social Scientists and Related Workers 2,090
Historians 110
Anthropologists and Archeologists 100
Political Scientists 90


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