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15.4% Jobs Projection
$63,420 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Geographers Work in Texas?

In 2018, there were 150 Geographers working in the state.

There were 130 Geographers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Geographers in TX Employment Trend

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

Geographers in TX vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for Geographers in this state are growing at a rate of 15.4% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 13.3%.

Job Projections for Geographers: Nation vs. TX

Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 20 annual job openings, and 150 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 Texas?

In 2018 wages for Geographers ranged from $44,260 to $90,320 with $63,420 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $21.28 to $43.42. The median hourly rate was $30.49.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $30.38 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.11.

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

Geographers Earnings: TX vs. National Average

Top Texas Metros for Geographers

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Austin-Round Rock, TX 80 $63,430

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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