Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary Information in Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado

The annual and hourly salary statistics of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Fort Collins-Loveland 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 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,620
25th Percentile Wage
$44,730
50th Percentile Wage
$57,030
75th Percentile Wage
$67,770
90th Percentile Wage
$93,260

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $93,260. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,030. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $29,620.

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
$57,030
-27.77% -27.84%
2016
$72,870
2.77% -
2015
$70,850
5.93% -
2014
$66,650
-6.90% -
2013
$71,250
-2.33% -
2012
$72,910
- -

Table 3. Compare Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary in Fort Collins-Loveland with Other Colorado Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $57,030, Fort Collins-Loveland is the lowest paying city for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in state of Colorado, following city of Denver-Aurora-Broomfield (median annual salary of $114,670). In comparison, the median annual salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Fort Collins-Loveland is 50.3 percent (50.3%) lower than that in the highest paying city Denver-Aurora-Broomfield.

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 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado.