Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary Information in Lafayette, Louisiana

The annual and hourly salary statistics of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Lafayette, Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Lafayette 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 Lafayette, Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,900
25th Percentile Wage
$58,830
50th Percentile Wage
$112,300
75th Percentile Wage
$150,340
90th Percentile Wage
$189,260

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Lafayette, Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $189,260. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $112,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $39,900.

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 Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$112,300
35.97% 5.48%
2015
$71,910
9.39% -
2014
$65,160
-60.68% -
2013
$104,700
-1.38% -
2012
$106,150
- -

Table 3. Compare Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary in Lafayette with Other Louisiana Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $112,300, Lafayette is the second highest paying city for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in state of Louisiana, following the highest paying city New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner (median annual salary of $120,820). Compared with New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, the median annual salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Lafayette is 7.1 percent (7.1%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$120,820
Lafayette
$112,300
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$85,700
Baton Rouge
$65,880
Shreveport-Bossier City
$62,650



See also: Top paying jobs in Lafayette, Louisiana.