Hydrologist Salary

A Hydrologist earns an average salary of $62,809 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
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$44,137 - $87,866
$44K
$61K
$88K
MEDIAN: $60,800
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50%
90%

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$19.32 - $89.40
$19
$26
$89
MEDIAN: $25.65
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50%
90%

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$0$89K
Salary $44,137 - $87,866
Bonus $495.51 - $5,990
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $9,933
Total Pay (?
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$42,048 - $89,452
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 112
Hourly Data $0$89
Hourly Rate $19.32 - $89.40
Overtime $30.61 - $44.04
Annual Data $0$89K
Bonus $495.51 - $5,990
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $9,933
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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$42,048 - $89,452
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 20

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Job Description for Hydrologist

A hydrologist works for a government agency or a company and studies water itself, water availability, and the water cycle. When relevant problems occur, the hydrologist helps to solve these issues. Some typical issues that are explored are effects from storm surges, floods, and droughts.

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Hydrologist Tasks

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

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Popular Skills for Hydrologist

Pay by Experience Level for Hydrologist

Pay by Experience for a Hydrologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Hydrologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 68 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Hydrologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Hydrologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 25 salaries. A Hydrologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 17 salaries.

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Key Stats for Hydrologist

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Hydrologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲56%

▲19%

▲4%

National Average
$61,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Hydrologist Salaries

Numerical Modeling
▲6%

National Average
$61,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 7%
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