Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary Information in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky

The annual and hourly salary statistics of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Louisville-Jefferson County is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$47,390
25th Percentile Wage
$60,200
50th Percentile Wage
$83,970
75th Percentile Wage
$100,120
90th Percentile Wage
$111,560

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $111,560. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $83,970. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $47,390.

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
$83,970
6.51% -2.19%
2015
$78,500
2.99% -
2014
$76,150
0.62% -
2013
$75,680
-13.39% -
2012
$85,810
- -

Table 3. Compare Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary in Louisville-Jefferson County with Other Kentucky Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $83,970, Louisville-Jefferson County is the highest paying city for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in state of Kentucky, followed by Lexington-Fayette (median annual salary $76,750). In comparison, the median annual salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Louisville-Jefferson County is 8.6 percent (8.6%) higher than that in Lexington-Fayette.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Louisville-Jefferson County
$83,970
Lexington-Fayette
$76,750
Evansville
$57,790
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$53,910



See also: Top paying jobs in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky.