Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary Information in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana

The annual and hourly salary statistics of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner 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 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$65,490
25th Percentile Wage
$90,330
50th Percentile Wage
$120,820
75th Percentile Wage
$151,540
90th Percentile Wage
$161,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $161,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $120,820. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $65,490.

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
$120,820
2.95% 16.94%
2016
$117,260
7.47% -
2015
$108,500
2.70% -
2014
$105,570
0.83% -
2013
$104,690
4.15% -
2012
$100,350
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Table 3. Compare Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary in New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner with Other Louisiana Cities

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

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 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana.