Hydrogeologist Salary (United States)

A Hydrogeologist earns an average salary of $62,593 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Hydrogeologist Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$46,441 - $106,634
(Median)
46K
63K
81K
110K
MEDIAN: $62,592
10%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px
Hydrogeologist Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$17.82 - $36.75
(Median)
18
22
26
31
37
MEDIAN: $26.00
10%
25%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data

 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,441 - $106,634  
   
Bonus
$1.86 - $10,059  
Profit Sharing
$960 - $7,432  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$45,950 - $108,608  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 392
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.82 - $36.75  
   
Overtime
$19.91 - $49.49  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1.86 - $10,059  
   
Profit Sharing
$960 - $7,432  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$45,950 - $108,608  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 48
Is Hydrogeologist your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
Location:
United States (change)
Years in Field/Career:

Job Description for Hydrogeologist

Hydrogeology deals with distribution and movement of groundwater in the soil and rocks of the earth’s crust. Hydrogeologists usually support technical staff on environmental projects, and their tasks consist of engineering design support, flow and transport modeling support, 3-D hydrogeology visualization, GIS analysis, data entry, and database analysis. These positions usually include field work, and hydrogeologists are often exposed to outdoor elements such as dirt, dust, and inclement weather.
Read More...
Hydrogeologist Tasks
  • Know, interpret and meet regulations, laws, and standards.
  • Manage projects, visiting sites, and guiding staff.
  • Assess sites and create project plans for remediation or use of site to meet organization goals.
  • Model and test plans, create technical reports, and forecast costs.

Common Career Paths for Hydrogeologist

Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px   Copy and paste this HTML:

Hydrogeologist Job Listings

Search for more jobs:
job title / company
location

Popular Skills for Hydrogeologist

Pay by Experience Level for Hydrogeologist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Los Angeles
up arrow 23%
Chicago
up arrow 18%
up arrow 9%
National Average
$64,000
Seattle
up arrow 2%
up arrow 12%
Salt Lake City
up arrow 15%
Larger circles over a city indicate a job is popular in that location.

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Hydrogeologist Salaries

National Average
$64,000

Skills That Affect Hydrogeologist Salaries

Data Modeling
up arrow 2%
National Average
$64,000
Environmental Consulting
up arrow 1%
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 4%
Design
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied Image
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 146 votes.

Gender

Female
18%
female alumni
 
Male
82%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 7%
Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid
Job Title:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
United States (change)
- OR -