Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary Information in Massachusetts

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,380
25th Percentile Wage
$64,100
50th Percentile Wage
$88,480
75th Percentile Wage
$116,570
90th Percentile Wage
$147,260

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $147,260. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $88,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $48,380.

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
$88,480
12.15% 15.03%
2016
$77,730
9.40% -
2015
$70,420
-4.73% -
2014
$73,750
-2.31% -
2013
$75,450
0.36% -
2012
$75,180
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in state of Massachusetts ranges from $82,120 to $103,350. The highest paying area for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Massachusetts is Barnstable Town with a median annual salary of $103,350. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy (mean annual salary $82,130). The lowest paying area is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy with a median annual salary of $82,120.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Barnstable Town
$103,350
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$82,130
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$82,120




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