Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary Information in Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska

The annual and hourly salary statistics of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area 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 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$67,250
25th Percentile Wage
$74,380
50th Percentile Wage
$90,250
75th Percentile Wage
$121,530
90th Percentile Wage
$149,270

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $149,270. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $90,250. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $67,250.

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
$90,250
-3.35% 5.17%
2016
$93,270
6.68% -
2015
$87,040
6.45% -
2014
$81,430
4.96% -
2013
$77,390
-10.58% -
2012
$85,580
- -

Table 3. Compare Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary in Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area with Other Alaska Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $90,250, Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area is the second highest paying city for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in state of Alaska, following the highest paying city Anchorage (median annual salary of $106,340). Compared with Anchorage, the median annual salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area is 15.1 percent (15.1%) lower.

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 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska.