Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

The salary statistics of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in the industry sector of manufacturing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) salaries in different industries within the manufacturing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers)

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$49,260
25th Percentile Wage
$72,630
50th Percentile Wage
$98,840
75th Percentile Wage
$134,940
90th Percentile Wage
$197,780

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in the industry sector of manufacturing. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) is $197,780. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $98,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) is $49,260.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201698,840-5.92%-28.22%
2015104,690-19.06%-
2014124,640-12.92%-
2013140,7409.95%-
2012126,730--

Compare Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in four industries in the manufacturing sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) occupations is the machinery manufacturing industry with an annual salary $119,480. The lowest paying industry is the petroleum and coal products manufacturing industry (annual salary $101,020). For detailed geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Machinery Manufacturing
$119,480
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$119,480
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$101,020
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$101,020

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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