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
$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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of hydrologists in the industry sector of utilities from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201691,4201.71%10.54%
201589,8602.17%-
201487,9104.91%-
201383,5902.17%-
201281,780--

Compare Hydrologists Salary in Different Industries within the Utilities Sector

The average salaries of hydrologists in one 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
Utilities
$91,420

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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