Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary Information in New Jersey

The average annual and hourly salaries for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in the state of New Jersey are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) among New Jersey cities 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) in New Jersey

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,920
25th Percentile Wage
$71,550
50th Percentile Wage
$88,160
75th Percentile Wage
$102,170
90th Percentile Wage
$126,450

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $126,450. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $88,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $55,920.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26.89
25th Percentile Wage
$34.40
50th Percentile Wage
$42.39
75th Percentile Wage
$49.12
90th Percentile Wage
$60.80

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $60.80. The median hourly salary is $42.39. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26.89.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201688,1609.22%4.81%
201580,0301.81%-
201478,5800.36%-
201378,300-7.18%-
201283,920--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in some New Jersey cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in state of New Jersey ranges from $72,280 to $88,800. The highest paying area for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in New Jersey is Trenton-Ewing with a median annual salary of $88,800. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Wilmington (mean annual salary $86,800). The lowest paying area is Camden with a median annual salary of $72,280.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Trenton-Ewing
$88,800
Wilmington
$86,800
Edison-New Brunswick
$81,750
Camden
$72,280



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