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Highest Paying Cities for Hydrologists

The top 64 highest paying cities for hydrologists (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of hydrologists in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $113,030, Boulder, Colorado is the highest paying city for hydrologists. It is followed by Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California (average annual salary $109,210). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of hydrologists in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 64 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Hydrologists

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Boulder, Colorado
$113,030
40
2 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$109,210
130
3 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$106,920
90
4 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$105,630
100
5 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$103,980
60
6 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$101,650
60
7 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$101,060
30
8 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$98,980
120
9 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$98,350
260
10 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$98,110
n/a
11 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$96,540
40
12 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$96,530
140
13 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$96,040
n/a
14 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$95,200
120
15 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$92,870
40
16 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$91,800
120
17 Tacoma, Washington
$91,120
40
18 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$90,410
30
19 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$90,160
50
20 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$89,940
120
21 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$88,660
40
22 St Louis, Missouri
$88,210
n/a
23 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$88,200
100
24 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$87,820
30
25 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$87,670
60
26 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$87,430
100
27 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$87,000
50
28 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$86,930
30
29 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$85,940
60
30 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$85,730
210
31 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$85,570
n/a
32 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$85,190
40
33 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$85,040
40
34 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$84,250
170
35 Columbus, Ohio
$80,200
150
36 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$79,360
40
37 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$79,120
40
38 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$78,900
30
39 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$78,140
120
40 Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area, Florida
$77,670
40
41 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$76,270
250
42 Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$74,950
40
43 West Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$74,630
30
44 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$74,470
40
45 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$73,990
30
46 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$73,930
260
47 Tucson, Arizona
$72,630
110
48 Missoula, Montana
$72,340
40
49 Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana
$72,310
80
50 Boise City-Nampa, Idaho
$71,380
100
51 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$70,790
30
52 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$69,680
130
53 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$68,480
n/a
54 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$68,250
80
55 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$65,730
60
56 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$65,730
70
57 Kansas City, Missouri
$63,870
40
58 Madison, Wisconsin
$63,180
80
59 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$62,020
120
60 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$61,700
n/a
61 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$61,490
140
62 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$58,900
50
63 Columbia, South Carolina
$55,410
80
64 Tallahassee, Florida
$47,700
40
See also: Highest paying industries for hydrologists.