Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary Information in Oregon

The average annual and hourly salaries for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in the state of Oregon are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) amongst Oregon 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$49,770
25th Percentile Wage
$58,130
50th Percentile Wage
$69,500
75th Percentile Wage
$81,310
90th Percentile Wage
$105,040

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Oregon in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $105,040. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,500. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $49,770.

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
$69,500
0.27% 9.28%
2016
$69,310
6.33% -
2015
$64,920
-11.60% -
2014
$72,450
13.68% -
2013
$62,540
-0.82% -
2012
$63,050
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in some Oregon cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in state of Oregon ranges from $74,070 to $80,290. The highest paying area for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Oregon is Bend with a median annual salary of $80,290. The second highest paying city/area in Oregon State is Corvallis (mean annual salary $79,250). The lowest paying area is Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $74,070.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bend
$80,290
Corvallis
$79,250
Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$74,070




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