Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary Information in North Carolina

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,650
25th Percentile Wage
$56,990
50th Percentile Wage
$71,420
75th Percentile Wage
$84,400
90th Percentile Wage
$107,470

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $107,470. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $71,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,650.

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
$71,420
-3.56% 12.45%
2016
$73,960
3.52% -
2015
$71,360
9.11% -
2014
$64,860
-0.51% -
2013
$65,190
4.08% -
2012
$62,530
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in state of North Carolina ranges from $55,970 to $74,910. The highest paying area for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in North Carolina is Wilmington with a median annual salary of $74,910. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Durham-Chapel Hill (mean annual salary $74,430). The lowest paying area is Asheville with a median annual salary of $55,970.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Wilmington
$74,910
Durham-Chapel Hill
$74,430
Raleigh-Cary
$74,160
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$71,580
Asheville
$55,970




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