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Hydrologists Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for hydrologists in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of hydrologists among Colorado metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Hydrologists in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$136,340
75th Percentile Wage
$114,270
50th Percentile Wage
$91,990
25th Percentile Wage
$76,750
10th Percentile Wage
$62,750

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for hydrologists in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $136,340. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $91,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $62,750.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$65.55
75th Percentile Wage
$54.94
50th Percentile Wage
$44.23
25th Percentile Wage
$36.90
10th Percentile Wage
$30.17

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for hydrologists in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $65.55. The median hourly salary is $44.23. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30.17.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $91,990 3.28%
2013 $89,070 1.45%
2012 $87,800 -6.70%
2011 $94,110 3.28%
2010 $91,120 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for hydrologists in state of Colorado from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 0.95%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 1.45%. We also see the year 2011 had a positive salary growth of 3.28% while year 2012 had a negtive one (-6.70%).

Table 4. Average Hydrologists Wage in Colorado vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Hydrologists
$91,990
Other Physical Scientists
$97,560
Astronomers
$105,140
Physicists
$86,960
Atmospheric and Space Scientists
$92,180
Chemists
$72,270
Materials Scientists
$95,060

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Hydrologists in Colorado Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of hydrologists in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of hydrologists in state of Colorado ranges from $86,700 to $109,390. The highest paying area for hydrologists in Colorado is Boulder with a median annual salary of $109,390. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield (mean annual salary $94,940). The lowest paying area is Fort Collins-Loveland with a median annual salary of $86,700.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boulder
$109,390
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$94,940
Fort Collins-Loveland
$86,700

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