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Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary Information in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia

The annual and hourly salary statistics of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria 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 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$71,530
25th Percentile Wage
$99,920
50th Percentile Wage
$123,230
75th Percentile Wage
$161,900
90th Percentile Wage
$174,560

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $174,560. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $123,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $71,530.

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
$123,230
2.78% 13.30%
2016
$119,800
1.44% -
2015
$118,070
6.06% -
2014
$110,920
-1.86% -
2013
$112,980
5.43% -
2012
$106,840
- -

Table 3. Compare Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria with Other West Virginia Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $123,230, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria is the highest paying city for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in state of West Virginia, followed by North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary $70,780). In comparison, the median annual salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria is 42.6 percent (42.6%) higher than that in North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$123,230
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$70,780
Huntington-Ashland
$51,840
Charleston
$45,570



See also: Top paying jobs in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia.