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How much does a Hydrologist make in California?

Average Hydrologist Hourly Wage in California

Hydrologists earn a median hourly wage of $50.50. Hourly wages typically start from $31.56 and go up to $73.48.

Average Hydrologist Yearly Salary in California

Hydrologists earn a median salary of $105,040 per year. Salaries typically start from $65,640 and go up to $152,840.

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    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • American University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Catholic University of America | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of the District of Columbia | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
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Hydrologist Earnings by Seniority

Top End Hydrologist Earnings

The highest earning Hydrologists in California earn:

$73.48
an hour
$152,840
per year
Senior Hydrologist Earnings

Senior Hydrologists in California earn:

$59.41
an hour
$123,580
per year
Experienced Hydrologist Earnings

Experienced Hydrologists in California earn:

$50.50
an hour
$105,040
per year
Junior Hydrologist Earnings

Junior Hydrologists in California earn:

$38.89
an hour
$80,880
per year
Starting Hydrologist Earnings

Starting Hydrologists in California earn:

$31.56
an hour
$65,640
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Hydrologist salary comparison

Historical salary for Hydrologists in California

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

How to Become a Hydrologist

Interested in becoming a Hydrologist? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good hydrologist? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

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  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • American University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Catholic University of America | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of the District of Columbia | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
  3. Get Hired

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