The salary statistics of hydrologists in the industry sector of utilities are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare hydrologists salaries in different industries within the utilities sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$60,410|
|25th Percentile Wage||$75,570|
|50th Percentile Wage||$91,420|
|75th Percentile Wage||$104,110|
|90th Percentile Wage||$123,860|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for hydrologists in the industry sector of utilities. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) hydrologists is $123,860. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $91,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid hydrologists is $60,410.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of hydrologists in the industry sector of utilities from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 .