Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary Information in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado

The annual and hourly salary statistics of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield 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 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$58,090
25th Percentile Wage
$81,850
50th Percentile Wage
$114,670
75th Percentile Wage
$167,250
90th Percentile Wage
$205,380

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $205,380. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $114,670. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $58,090.

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
$114,670
-2.90% 10.66%
2016
$118,000
1.31% -
2015
$116,460
8.61% -
2014
$106,430
-1.75% -
2013
$108,290
5.39% -
2012
$102,450
- -

Table 3. Compare Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield with Other Colorado Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $114,670, Denver-Aurora-Broomfield is the highest paying city for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in state of Colorado, followed by Grand Junction (median annual salary $85,800). In comparison, the median annual salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield is 25.2 percent (25.2%) higher than that in Grand Junction.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$114,670
Grand Junction
$85,800
Boulder
$82,170
Colorado Springs
$72,570
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$66,230
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$61,440
Fort Collins-Loveland
$57,030



See also: Top paying jobs in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado.