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What is the average salary for Hydrologists in the United States?

Hydrologists earn an average hourly wage of $39.39. Hourly wages typically start from $24.08 and go up to $56.34. Hydrologists earn an average salary of $81,930 per year. Salaries typically start from $50,090 and go up to $117,190.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Highest

The top 10% of Hydrologists in the United States earn:

$56.34 an hour $117,190 per year
Senior

The top 25% of Hydrologists in the United States earn:

$46.61 an hour $96,950 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Hydrologists in the United States earn:

$37.68 an hour $78,370 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Hydrologists in the United States earn:

$30.05 an hour $62,490 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Hydrologists in the United States earn:

$24.08 an hour $50,090 per year

Historical salary for Hydrologists in the United States

Hydrologist salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Hydrologist Salary in California $46.84 $97,430 # 1
Hydrologist Salary in Virginia $46.72 $97,180 # 2
Hydrologist Salary in Massachusetts $46.40 $96,520 # 3
Hydrologist Salary in Colorado $46.25 $96,210 # 4
Hydrologist Salary in Nevada $45.36 $94,350 # 5
Hydrologist Salary in Maryland $44.78 $93,140 # 6
Hydrologist Salary in Georgia $44.08 $91,700 # 7
Hydrologist Salary in Alaska $43.80 $91,100 # 8
Hydrologist Salary in Washington $42.99 $89,410 # 9
Hydrologist Salary in Pennsylvania $42.14 $87,660 # 10
Hydrologist Salary in New York $41.76 $86,860 # 11
Hydrologist Salary in Tennessee $41.69 $86,700 # 12
Hydrologist Salary in Oregon $40.18 $83,580 # 13
Hydrologist Salary in New Jersey $39.18 $81,490 # 14
Hydrologist Salary in Delaware $39.11 $81,350 # 15
Hydrologist Salary in Florida $38.87 $80,850 # 16
Hydrologist Salary in New Mexico $38.08 $79,200 # 17
Hydrologist Salary in New Hampshire $37.99 $79,020 # 18
Hydrologist Salary in Connecticut $37.58 $78,170 # 19
Hydrologist Salary in Michigan $37.44 $77,870 # 20
Hydrologist Salary in North Carolina $37.03 $77,020 # 21
Hydrologist Salary in Vermont $36.92 $76,790 # 22
Hydrologist Salary in Texas $36.36 $75,620 # 23
Hydrologist Salary in Missouri $36.25 $75,400 # 24
Hydrologist Salary in Ohio $35.88 $74,630 # 25
Hydrologist Salary in Utah $35.83 $74,530 # 26
Hydrologist Salary in Wyoming $35.42 $73,660 # 27
Hydrologist Salary in Minnesota $35.20 $73,210 # 28
Hydrologist Salary in Illinois $35.04 $72,870 # 29
Hydrologist Salary in Idaho $34.66 $72,080 # 30
Hydrologist Salary in Maine $34.14 $71,010 # 31
Hydrologist Salary in Arizona $34.00 $70,730 # 32
Hydrologist Salary in Montana $32.40 $67,390 # 33
Hydrologist Salary in Wisconsin $29.88 $62,150 # 34
Hydrologist Salary in South Carolina $28.57 $59,430 # 35
Hydrologist Salary in Nebraska $25.87 $53,800 # 36
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics