Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) among Florida 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) in Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,320
25th Percentile Wage
$59,320
50th Percentile Wage
$86,700
75th Percentile Wage
$109,780
90th Percentile Wage
$129,300

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $129,300. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $86,700. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $48,320.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23.23
25th Percentile Wage
$28.52
50th Percentile Wage
$41.68
75th Percentile Wage
$52.78
90th Percentile Wage
$62.16

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $62.16. The median hourly salary is $41.68. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23.23.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201686,7002.86%13.74%
201584,22012.44%-
201473,7404.84%-
201370,170-6.58%-
201274,790--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) in Florida Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in state of Florida ranges from $54,960 to $130,240. The highest paying area for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Florida is Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach with a median annual salary of $130,240. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville (mean annual salary $116,480). The lowest paying area is Tallahassee with a median annual salary of $54,960.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$130,240
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$116,480
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$97,730
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$92,320
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$89,270
Jacksonville
$89,100
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$88,060
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$72,940
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$67,870
Tallahassee
$54,960



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