Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary Information in Grand Junction, Colorado

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$49,250
25th Percentile Wage
$62,070
50th Percentile Wage
$85,800
75th Percentile Wage
$96,820
90th Percentile Wage
$103,980

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Grand Junction, Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $103,980. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $85,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $49,250.

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

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$85,800
3.93% 12.73%
2016
$82,430
3.63% -
2015
$79,440
5.74% -
2012
$74,880
- -

Table 3. Compare Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary in Grand Junction with Other Colorado Cities

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

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 Grand Junction, Colorado.