Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers

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Total Workforce

41.2k

Average Age

45.2

Average Salary

$106,188

Average Male Salary

$114,342

Average Female Salary

$80,234

About

Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers are most often employed by the Architectural, engineering & related services industry. The average yearly wage for Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers was $106,188 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers by wage are Chemical engineers, Computer and information research scientists, and Veterinarians.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers are South of I-10 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX, North of I-10 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX, and South of Aldine & Inside Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers are Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX (79500US4804612), North of I-10 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX, and South of Aldine & Inside Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Architectural, engineering & related services is the industry that employs the most Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, by average wage, is Oil & gas extraction. Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers are paid most in South of Aldine & Inside Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX but are relatively concentrated in Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX (79500US4804612).

Wages

Yearly Wage

$106,188

AVERAGE SALARY

± $11,597

In 2018, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers earned an average of $106,188, $52,300 more than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Chemical engineers make somewhat more than Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers while Computer and information research scientists make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.403

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.403, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, by number of employees, are Architectural, engineering & related services, Administration of environmental quality & housing programs, and Support activities for mining.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, by average wage, are Oil & gas extraction, Support activities for mining, and Metal ore mining.

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Industries by Share

41.2k

2018 Workforce

± 4,984

This graphic shows the share of Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers employed by various industries. Architectural, engineering & related services employs the largest share of Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers at  19.5%, followed by Administration of environmental quality & housing programs with 14.3% and Support activities for mining with 11.8%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers in the US. The average age of male Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers in the workforce is 46.8 and of female Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers is 40.2, and the most common race/ethnicity for Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers is White.

Gender Composition

31.4k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 4,348

9.86k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 2,437

76.1% of Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers

  1. White

  2. Asian

  3. Black

92.9% of Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 4.14% of Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, Asian is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers.

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Age by Gender

46.8

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 1.87

40.2

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 2.94

The median age of Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers is 45.2, and Male employees are generally 6.64 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers is Physical Sciences but a relatively high number of Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers hold a major in Physical Sciences.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

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