Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary Information in Nevada

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,850
25th Percentile Wage
$62,550
50th Percentile Wage
$80,340
75th Percentile Wage
$105,010
90th Percentile Wage
$146,240

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Nevada in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $146,240. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $80,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,850.

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
$80,340
-4.24% 0.46%
2016
$83,750
-18.45% -
2015
$99,200
9.47% -
2014
$89,810
4.50% -
2013
$85,770
6.76% -
2012
$79,970
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in some Nevada cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in state of Nevada ranges from $66,480 to $101,310. The highest paying area for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Nevada is Reno-Sparks with a median annual salary of $101,310. The second highest paying city/area in Nevada State is Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $82,540). The lowest paying area is Las Vegas-Paradise with a median annual salary of $66,480.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Reno-Sparks
$101,310
Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area
$82,540
Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area
$70,150
Las Vegas-Paradise
$66,480




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