Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers)

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,640
25th Percentile Wage
$53,540
50th Percentile Wage
$66,190
75th Percentile Wage
$87,180
90th Percentile Wage
$112,830

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in the industry sector of educational 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 $112,830. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $66,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) is $43,640.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$66,190
5.92% -21.00%
2016
$62,270
-6.13% -
2015
$66,090
-17.96% -
2014
$77,960
-5.68% -
2013
$82,390
2.79% -
2012
$80,090
- -

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

The average salaries of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in six industries in the educational 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 educational services - privately owned industry with an annual salary $79,920. The lowest paying industry is the educational services - state government owned industry (annual salary $65,060). For detailed geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Educational Services - Privately owned
$79,920
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$79,920
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$66,270
Educational Services
$66,190
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$65,150
Educational Services - State government owned
$65,060

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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