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Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary in Sector of Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers)

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,780
25th Percentile Wage
$69,480
50th Percentile Wage
$90,140
75th Percentile Wage
$116,550
90th Percentile Wage
$147,120

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services. 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 $147,120. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $90,140. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) is $51,780.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$90,140
7.41% 17.23%
2016
$83,460
-3.61% -
2015
$86,470
6.29% -
2014
$81,030
2.53% -
2013
$78,980
5.53% -
2012
$74,610
- -

Compare Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary in Different Industries within the Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Sector

The average salaries of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in six industries in the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services 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 temporary help services industry with an annual salary $96,940. The lowest paying industry is the waste treatment and disposal industry (annual salary $73,140). For detailed geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Temporary Help Services
$96,940
Waste Management and Remediation Services
$91,930
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services
$88,770
Administrative and Support Services
$88,470
Employment Services
$86,310
Waste Treatment and Disposal
$73,140

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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