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Hydrologists in Idaho

Want to work in Idaho as a Hydrologist? Read this first!

10.0% Jobs Projection
$44,330 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Hydrologists in Idaho are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Hydrologists in Idaho is growing faster than average.

  • Hydrologists in Idaho earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Hydrologists Work in Idaho?

290 people worked as Hydrologists in 2018 in this state.

There were 160 Hydrologists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 130 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Hydrologists in ID Employment Trend

The typical state has 100 Hydrologists working in it, which means Idaho has more Hydrologists than average.

Hydrologists in ID vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Idaho

Jobs for Hydrologists in this state are growing at a rate of 10.0% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.4%.

Job Projections for Hydrologists: Nation vs. ID

Idaho Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 20 annual Hydrologists job openings in Idaho, and 220 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 700 annual jobs and 7,400 total jobs in 2026.

What do Hydrologists Make in Idaho?

In 2018 wages for Hydrologists ranged from $19,010 to $85,500 with $44,330 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $9.14 to $41.11. The median hourly rate was $21.31.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $31.85 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $10.54.

The median salary in Idaho is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Hydrologists Earnings: ID vs. National Average

Top Idaho Metros for Hydrologists

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Hydrologists.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Boise City, ID 130 $52,570

Top States for Hydrologists Employment

View the list below to see where most Hydrologists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 730 $95,290
Colorado 500 $90,300
Washington 380 $85,190
Minnesota 320 $75,780
Texas 310 $73,500
Oregon 290 $78,760
Idaho 290 $44,330
Ohio 240 $79,870
Florida 230 $84,560
Arizona 220 $69,900
Nevada 170 $84,340
North Carolina 170 $62,630
New York 170 $70,570
Montana 170 $72,910
New Mexico 170 $75,510
Wisconsin 150 $61,460
Pennsylvania 140 $0
Massachusetts 100 $55,340
New Hampshire 90 $91,370
New Jersey 90 $109,250

Below are the states where Hydrologists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New Jersey $109,250
Maryland $100,580
Georgia $100,180
California $95,290
New Hampshire $91,370
Colorado $90,300
Virginia $88,930
Alaska $88,310
Indiana $87,970
Illinois $87,250

You may also be interested in the following careers:

Occupation ID Employment Total
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 520
Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers 90

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