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Geographers in Washington

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$81,920 Median Salary
0 Job Openings
  • Geographers in Washington earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Geographers Work in Washington?

40 people worked as Geographers in 2018 in this state.

There were 40 Geographers employed in this state in 2017.

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

Geographers in WA Employment Trend

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

Geographers in WA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Washington

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. WA

Washington Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 0 annual job openings, and a total of 40 jobs for Washington Geographers in 2026.

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

What do Geographers Make in Washington?

In 2018 wages for Geographers ranged from $57,330 to $108,100 with $81,920 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $27.56 to $51.97. The median hourly rate was $39.38.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $41.21 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $1.83.

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

Geographers Earnings: WA 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 WA Employment Total
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Political Scientists 110
Historians 30


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