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Hydrologists in Virginia

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$88,930 Median Salary
  • Hydrologists in Virginia earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Hydrologists Work in Virginia?

There were approximately 60 workers employed as Hydrologists in this state in 2018.

There were 60 Hydrologists employed in this state in 2017.

The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.

Hydrologists in VA Employment Trend

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

Hydrologists in VA vs. the Average State

What do Hydrologists Make in Virginia?

In 2018 wages for Hydrologists ranged from $45,490 to $126,060 with $88,930 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $21.87 to $60.6. The median hourly rate was $42.75.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $43.43 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.68.

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

Hydrologists Earnings: VA vs. National Average

Top Virginia Metros for Hydrologists

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 110 $97,640

Top States for Hydrologists Employment

The table below shows the states 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 VA Employment Total
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 3,150
Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers 320

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