Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary Information in Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Harrisburg-Carlisle 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 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,420
25th Percentile Wage
$64,730
50th Percentile Wage
$74,780
75th Percentile Wage
$86,200
90th Percentile Wage
$96,160

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $96,160. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $55,420.

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
$74,780
3.20% 11.14%
2016
$72,390
3.29% -
2015
$70,010
0.63% -
2014
$69,570
2.33% -
2013
$67,950
2.21% -
2012
$66,450
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Table 3. Compare Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary in Harrisburg-Carlisle with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $74,780 in Harrisburg-Carlisle 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 Harrisburg-Carlisle is 27.2 percent (27.2%) lower than that in the highest paying East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area and 20.2 percent (20.2%) 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 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania.