The average salary for a Hydrologist in Canada is C$59,344.
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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. Knowledge of water monitoring equipment is necessary, as the hydrologist may often have to install, use, monitor, maintain, and repair this equipment. The hydrologist will have to record and organize the data…Read more
- 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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Skills in Environmental Consulting, Data Analysis and Technical Writing are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Hydrologist
An early career Hydrologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$51,552 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Hydrologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$68,784 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Hydrologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$85,000 based on 4 salaries.
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