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Highest Paying States for Hydrologists

The highest paying states 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 states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $108,610, California is the highest paying state for hydrologists. It is followed by Maryland (average annual salary $101,370). 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 state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Hydrologists

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 California
$108,610
$66,890 730
2 Maryland
$101,370
$67,900 50
3 Massachusetts
$101,050
$56,430 50
4 Georgia
$96,540
$70,220 40
5 Virginia
$95,210
$55,210 70
6 Connecticut
$94,060
$68,160 40
7 Colorado
$93,280
$64,690 410
8 Nevada
$89,790
$54,250 140
9 Florida
$88,540
$56,690 230
10 New Hampshire
$86,130
$55,510 60
11 Tennessee
$85,820
$60,400 90
12 Illinois
$85,210
$56,750 80
13 Oklahoma
$85,210
$48,970 40
14 Alaska
$84,290
$64,850 60
15 Indiana
$83,530
$54,120 40
16 Oregon
$82,410
$59,250 210
17 Washington
$82,170
$62,880 370
18 Pennsylvania
$81,900
$64,480 140
19 Michigan
$80,270
$48,010 90
20 New Jersey
$79,200
$36,930 220
21 New York
$78,280
$45,880 230
22 Ohio
$78,260
$53,290 250
23 New Mexico
$75,770
$50,030 150
24 Minnesota
$74,820
$48,290 350
25 Louisiana
$72,710
$55,360 50
26 Arizona
$71,840
$49,620 270
27 Maine
$71,690
$53,000 50
28 Texas
$71,330
$46,180 340
29 Idaho
$71,190
$45,910 190
30 South Dakota
$71,110
$50,080 30
31 Missouri
$71,110
$39,720 80
32 Wyoming
$71,010
$43,480 30
33 Utah
$69,140
$27,530 120
34 Montana
$68,930
$44,480 140
35 North Dakota
$62,190
$53,320 60
36 Wisconsin
$61,190
$40,030 180
37 North Carolina
$60,060
$48,940 200
38 South Carolina
$56,850
$37,300 100
39 Nebraska
$50,400
$36,490 90

Note: some states are missing from this table because the median salary information of hydrologists in those states is not available at this time.

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