Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary Information in Hawaii

The average annual and hourly salaries for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in the state of Hawaii are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) among Hawaii 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 Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) in Hawaii

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$144,540
75th Percentile Wage
$119,480
50th Percentile Wage
$89,400
25th Percentile Wage
$66,550
10th Percentile Wage
$50,810

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Hawaii in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $144,540. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $89,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $50,810.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$69.48
75th Percentile Wage
$57.44
50th Percentile Wage
$42.98
25th Percentile Wage
$32.00
10th Percentile Wage
$24.43

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Hawaii in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $69.48. The median hourly salary is $42.98. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24.43.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $89,400 -1.66%
2013 $90,910 1.94%
2012 $89,180 5.69%
2011 $84,380 16.43%
2010 $72,470 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in state of Hawaii from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 23.36%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 1.94%. We also note that the average annual wage had a sizable growth of 5.69% in the year 2012 and a sizable increase of 16.43% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Wage in Hawaii vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Astronomers
$102,880
Physicists
$107,950
Atmospheric and Space Scientists
$98,400
Chemists
$60,180
Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists
$57,880
Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers)
$89,400
Other Physical Scientists
$108,580

Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary by State

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