Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary Information in Reno-Sparks, Nevada

The annual and hourly salary statistics of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Reno-Sparks, Nevada are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Reno-Sparks is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) in Reno-Sparks, Nevada

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$57,960
25th Percentile Wage
$72,170
50th Percentile Wage
$101,310
75th Percentile Wage
$143,560
90th Percentile Wage
$174,070

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Reno-Sparks, Nevada in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $174,070. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $101,310. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $57,960.

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
$101,310
0.20% 20.58%
2016
$101,110
-2.33% -
2015
$103,470
16.93% -
2014
$85,950
0.62% -
2013
$85,420
5.81% -
2012
$80,460
- -

Table 3. Compare Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary in Reno-Sparks with Other Nevada Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $101,310, Reno-Sparks is the highest paying city for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in state of Nevada, followed by Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary $82,540). In comparison, the median annual salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Reno-Sparks is 18.5 percent (18.5%) higher than that in Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area.

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



See also: Top paying jobs in Reno-Sparks, Nevada.