Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary Information in Kansas

The average annual and hourly salaries for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in the state of Kansas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) amongst Kansas metropolitan 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 Kansas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,780
25th Percentile Wage
$57,060
50th Percentile Wage
$74,650
75th Percentile Wage
$98,500
90th Percentile Wage
$117,750

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Kansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $117,750. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,780.

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
$74,650
8.28% 1.30%
2016
$68,470
-2.12% -
2015
$69,920
-1.30% -
2014
$70,830
-0.37% -
2013
$71,090
-3.64% -
2012
$73,680
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in some Kansas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in state of Kansas ranges from $37,550 to $86,440. The highest paying area for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Kansas is Wichita with a median annual salary of $86,440. The second highest paying city/area in Kansas State is Topeka (mean annual salary $56,760). The lowest paying area is Kansas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $37,550.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Wichita
$86,440
Topeka
$56,760
Kansas nonmetropolitan area
$37,550




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