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Hydrologists in Tennessee

Is Tennessee a good place for you to work as a Hydrologist?

$80,940 Median Salary
  • Hydrologists in Tennessee earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Hydrologists Work in Tennessee?

In 2018, there were 40 Hydrologists working in the state.

There were 70 Hydrologists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Hydrologists in TN Employment Trend

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

Hydrologists in TN vs. the Average State

What do Hydrologists Make in Tennessee?

In 2018 wages for Hydrologists ranged from $61,220 to $113,440 with $80,940 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $29.43 to $54.54. The median hourly rate was $38.91.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $45.11 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $6.20.

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

Hydrologists Earnings: TN vs. National Average

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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Occupation TN Employment Total
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 1,410
Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers 200

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