Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary Information in Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area 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 Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,810
25th Percentile Wage
$59,190
50th Percentile Wage
$69,170
75th Percentile Wage
$78,800
90th Percentile Wage
$88,030

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $88,030. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $36,810.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$69,170
-9.96% -25.29%
2014
$76,060
-8.76% -
2013
$82,720
-4.76% -
2012
$86,660
- -

Table 3. Compare Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary in Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $69,170 in Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in state of Pennsylvania. In comparison, the annual salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area is 32.7 percent (32.7%) lower than that in the highest paying East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area and 13.7 percent (13.7%) higher than that in the lowest paying Philadelphia.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$102,760
Newark-Union
$94,930
Pittsburgh
$84,200
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$80,210
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$74,780
State College
$74,170
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$72,610
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$69,170
Williamsport
$65,240
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$62,660
Philadelphia
$59,700



See also: Top paying jobs in Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania.