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Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary Information in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia

The annual and hourly salary statistics of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria 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 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$66,510
25th Percentile Wage
$93,020
50th Percentile Wage
$117,230
75th Percentile Wage
$147,500
90th Percentile Wage
$170,880

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $170,880. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $117,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $66,510.

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
$117,230
1.31% 10.77%
2016
$115,700
-0.01% -
2015
$115,710
5.09% -
2014
$109,820
-2.74% -
2013
$112,830
7.29% -
2012
$104,610
- -



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