Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary Information in Idaho

The average annual and hourly salaries for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in the state of Idaho are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) amongst Idaho areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) in Idaho

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,440
25th Percentile Wage
$65,000
50th Percentile Wage
$77,640
75th Percentile Wage
$93,820
90th Percentile Wage
$137,290

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Idaho in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $137,290. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $77,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $51,440.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$77,640
4.97% 9.09%
2016
$73,780
4.92% -
2015
$70,150
0.91% -
2014
$69,510
0.91% -
2013
$68,880
-2.47% -
2012
$70,580
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) in Idaho Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in some Idaho cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in state of Idaho ranges from $71,250 to $74,340. The highest paying area for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Idaho is Boise City-Nampa with a median annual salary of $74,340. The lowest paying area is East Idaho nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $71,250.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boise City-Nampa
$74,340
East Idaho nonmetropolitan area
$71,250




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