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Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary Information in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale 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 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,490
25th Percentile Wage
$52,090
50th Percentile Wage
$70,760
75th Percentile Wage
$114,780
90th Percentile Wage
$128,830

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $128,830. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $70,760. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $29,490.

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
$70,760
-17.76% -41.10%
2016
$83,330
-4.28% -
2015
$86,900
-19.64% -
2014
$103,970
1.72% -
2013
$102,180
2.29% -
2012
$99,840
- -

Table 3. Compare Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $70,760 in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale is in the middle of salary range for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in state of California. In comparison, the annual salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale is 47.2 percent (47.2%) lower than that in the highest paying Salinas and 2.7 percent (2.7%) higher than that in the lowest paying Stockton.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Salinas
$133,950
Bakersfield-Delano
$126,210
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$110,900
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$107,090
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$103,550
Fresno
$102,370
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$99,470
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$97,660
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$94,910
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$94,080
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$92,450
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$92,450
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$89,220
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$85,960
Redding
$84,830
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$81,340
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$77,700
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$77,660
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$71,140
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$70,760
Stockton
$68,870



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