Information About Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists And Geographers

Training Requirements for Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists And Geographers

Geoscientists, except hydrologists and geographers need bachelor's degree.

Degrees for Geoscientists, except hydrologists and geographers
Training for Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists And Geographers
Percent
Less than High School 0.0
High School 0.0
Some College 0.0
Associates Degree 0.0
Bachelors Degree 53.4
Masters Degree 34.4
Doctorate or Professional Degree 12.2

Employment outlook for Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists And Geographers

Represents about 36,000 people in the United States.

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 3,000 more geoscientists, except hydrologists and geographers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 15,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, geoscientists, except hydrologists and geographers make $51.15 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Geoscientists, except hydrologists and geographers $22.81 $30.21 $43.16 $61.36 $90.88
Life, physical, and social science occupations $16.03 $21.67 $30.45 $43.78 $59.27
Physical scientists $20.93 $27.19 $37.40 $52.14 $68.90
Environmental scientists and geoscientists $20.51 $26.25 $35.25 $48.37 $64.56
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, geoscientists, except hydrologists and geographers make $106,390 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Geoscientists, except hydrologists and geographers $47,450 $62,830 $89,780 $127,620 $189,020
Life, physical, and social science occupations $33,350 $45,060 $63,340 $91,060 $123,280
Physical scientists $43,520 $56,560 $77,790 $108,440 $143,300
Environmental scientists and geoscientists $42,660 $54,610 $73,320 $100,600 $134,290
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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