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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 $101,230, California is the highest paying state for hydrologists. It is followed by New Jersey (average annual salary $99,070). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [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
$101,230
$58,520 810
2 New Jersey
$99,070
$48,220 110
3 Massachusetts
$98,040
$56,480 60
4 Maryland
$97,900
$55,490 110
5 Georgia
$97,600
$75,710 60
6 Tennessee
$93,820
$62,760 70
7 Connecticut
$92,350
$67,560 40
8 Virginia
$90,340
$44,950 60
9 New Hampshire
$89,460
$60,530 70
10 Colorado
$89,350
$61,610 520
11 Nevada
$89,030
$57,280 150
12 Illinois
$89,000
$52,880 70
13 Oklahoma
$86,610
$60,200 40
14 Florida
$86,600
$51,500 220
15 Alaska
$86,480
$60,480 60
16 Vermont
$85,730
$55,830 40
17 Delaware
$85,280
$64,440 0
18 Indiana
$84,780
$43,910 40
19 Washington
$84,100
$64,180 430
20 Pennsylvania
$81,900
$64,480 190
21 New York
$78,790
$46,190 180
22 Ohio
$78,390
$53,210 230
23 Oregon
$78,270
$56,610 310
24 Michigan
$77,970
$48,550 90
25 Louisiana
$77,080
$39,780 60
26 Minnesota
$76,960
$51,520 330
27 New Mexico
$74,760
$45,890 140
28 Utah
$72,250
$28,850 120
29 Montana
$72,170
$52,490 130
30 Texas
$71,870
$44,090 310
31 South Dakota
$71,110
$50,080 30
32 Missouri
$71,110
$39,720 80
33 Arizona
$67,760
$47,400 240
34 Maine
$66,920
$53,810 50
35 Idaho
$66,240
$42,050 160
36 North Dakota
$62,930
$53,610 60
37 Wyoming
$62,230
$32,860 40
38 Wisconsin
$61,520
$44,900 160
39 North Carolina
$60,240
$49,930 160
40 South Carolina
$54,760
$33,240 100
41 Nebraska
$51,860
$37,160 100

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

See also: Highest paying industries for hydrologists, Top Paying Jobs in America.