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Geographers in Missouri

Considering a career as a Geographer in Missouri?

25.0% Jobs Projection
$79,590 Median Salary
0 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Geographers in Missouri are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Geographers in Missouri is growing faster than average.

  • Geographers in Missouri earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Geographers Work in Missouri?

There were approximately 40 workers employed as Geographers in this state in 2018.

There were 40 Geographers employed in this state in 2017.

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

Geographers in MO Employment Trend

The typical state has 50 Geographers working in it, which means Missouri has fewer Geographers than average.

Geographers in MO vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Missouri

Jobs for Geographers in this state are growing at a rate of 25.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 13.3%.

Job Projections for Geographers: Nation vs. MO

Missouri Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 0 annual job openings, and 50 total jobs in 2026 for Geographers in this state.

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

What do Geographers Make in Missouri?

In 2018 wages for Geographers ranged from $41,630 to $102,430 with $79,590 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $20.02 to $49.25. The median hourly rate was $38.26.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $37.25 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.01.

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

Geographers Earnings: MO vs. National Average

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 MO Employment Total
Social Scientists and Related Workers 270
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Historians 80

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