Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary Information in Fairbanks, Alaska

The annual and hourly salary statistics of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Fairbanks, Alaska are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Fairbanks is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) in Fairbanks, Alaska

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,710
25th Percentile Wage
$62,160
50th Percentile Wage
$81,400
75th Percentile Wage
$98,580
90th Percentile Wage
$122,050

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Fairbanks, Alaska in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $122,050. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $81,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $48,710.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$81,400
4.03% 18.33%
2016
$78,120
-1.65% -
2015
$79,410
6.94% -
2014
$73,900
0.77% -
2013
$73,330
9.34% -
2012
$66,480
- -

Table 3. Compare Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary in Fairbanks with Other Alaska Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $81,400 in Fairbanks is in the middle of salary range for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in state of Alaska. In comparison, the annual salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Fairbanks is 23.5 percent (23.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Anchorage and 17.2 percent (17.2%) higher than that in the lowest paying Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Anchorage
$106,340
Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area
$90,250
Fairbanks
$81,400
Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area
$67,400



See also: Top paying jobs in Fairbanks, Alaska.