Hydrologists Salary in Sector of Utilities

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.

Average Annual Salary of Hydrologists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of hydrologists in the industry sector of utilities from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
1.71% 10.54%
2.17% -
4.91% -
2.17% -
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Compare Hydrologists Salary in Different Industries within the Utilities Sector

The average salaries of hydrologists in two industries in the utilities sector are shown below. For detailed hydrologists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Water, Sewage and Other Systems

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].


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