Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary Information in Maine

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,760
25th Percentile Wage
$58,630
50th Percentile Wage
$64,990
75th Percentile Wage
$79,130
90th Percentile Wage
$96,390

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Maine in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $96,390. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $64,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,760.

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
$64,990
5.20% 1.18%
2016
$61,610
0.91% -
2015
$61,050
1.23% -
2014
$60,300
-6.50% -
2013
$64,220
0.00% -
2012
$64,220
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in some Maine cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in state of Maine ranges from $62,560 to $65,560. The highest paying area for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Maine is Portland-South Portland-Biddeford with a median annual salary of $65,560. The lowest paying area is Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $62,560.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Portland-South Portland-Biddeford
$65,560
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area
$62,560




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