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Hydrologists in North Dakota

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16.7% Jobs Projection
$64,120 Median Salary
10 Job Openings

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

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

  • Hydrologists in North Dakota earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Hydrologists Work in North Dakota?

50 people worked as Hydrologists in 2018 in this state.

The typical state has 100 Hydrologists working in it, which means North Dakota has fewer Hydrologists than average.


Job Projections for North Dakota

Jobs for Hydrologists in this state are growing at a rate of 16.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.4%.


North Dakota Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 10 annual job openings, and 70 total jobs in 2026 for Hydrologists in this state.

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

What do Hydrologists Make in North Dakota?

In 2018 wages for Hydrologists ranged from $54,430 to $95,390 with $64,120 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $26.17 to $45.86. The median hourly rate was $30.83.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $30.25 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.58.

The median salary in North Dakota is higher than the nationwide median salary.


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

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