Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary Information in Salinas, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Salinas, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Salinas 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 Salinas, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$89,190
25th Percentile Wage
$112,660
50th Percentile Wage
$133,950
75th Percentile Wage
$161,000
90th Percentile Wage
$188,810

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Salinas, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $188,810. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $133,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $89,190.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$133,950
-1.68% -1.68%
2016
$136,200
5.68% -
2015
$128,460
-6.03% -
2012
$136,200
- -

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

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $133,950, Salinas is the highest paying city for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in state of California, followed by Bakersfield-Delano (median annual salary $126,210). In comparison, the median annual salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Salinas is 5.8 percent (5.8%) higher than that in Bakersfield-Delano.

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



See also: Top paying jobs in Salinas, California.