Hydrologist Salary

A Hydrologist earns an average salary of $59,667 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
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$41,494 - $88,664
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$41K
$60K
$89K
MEDIAN: $59,667
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$20.19 - $35.67
(Median)
$20
$25
$36
MEDIAN: $25.00
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$41,494 - $88,664  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,847  
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$42,660 - $87,872  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 164
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$20.19 - $35.67  
   
Overtime
$24.00 - $46.08  
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,847  
   
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).
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$42,660 - $87,872  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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Job Description for Hydrologist

  • Travel to field sites to perform hydrologic testing and investigations.
  • Identify and interpret data trends in hydrologic systems.
  • Manage all aspects of water resource information and data collection.
  • Formulate predictions based on water resource data analysis.

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Pay by Experience Level for Hydrologist

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

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Experience Affects Hydrologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 47%

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$60,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 8%