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Geoscientists in Wisconsin

Considering a career as a Geoscientist in Wisconsin?

10.0% Jobs Projection
$73,140 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Geoscientists in Wisconsin is growing faster than average.

  • Geoscientists in Wisconsin earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Geoscientists Work in Wisconsin?

There were approximately 80 workers employed as Geoscientists in this state in 2018.

There were 80 Geoscientists employed in this state in 2017.

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

Geoscientists in WI Employment Trend

The typical state has 270 Geoscientists working in it, which means Wisconsin has fewer Geoscientists than average.

Geoscientists in WI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Wisconsin

Jobs for Geoscientists in this state are growing at a rate of 10.0% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 14.1%.

Job Projections for Geoscientists: Nation vs. WI

Wisconsin Annual Job Openings

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

Nationwide, the prediction is 3,500 annual jobs and 36,500 total jobs in 2026.

What do Geoscientists Make in Wisconsin?

In 2018 wages for Geoscientists ranged from $50,320 to $106,010 with $73,140 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $24.19 to $50.97. The median hourly rate was $35.16.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $35.45 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.29.

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

Geoscientists Earnings: WI vs. National Average

Top Wisconsin Metros for Geoscientists

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 220 $78,190
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 170 $59,930
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 50 $75,940

Top States for Geoscientists Employment

View the list below to see where most Geoscientists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 7,810 $131,710
California 4,100 $93,310
Colorado 2,010 $91,440
Pennsylvania 1,210 $80,300
Oklahoma 1,140 $113,690
Louisiana 910 $98,720
Washington 880 $88,060
Florida 740 $81,650
New York 700 $71,050
Maryland 600 $86,970
Nevada 540 $81,100
Georgia 490 $62,040
North Carolina 430 $70,160
Alaska 430 $94,390
Arizona 420 $75,820
Michigan 420 $0
Massachusetts 400 $81,180
Indiana 390 $57,430
Illinois 350 $61,400
Mississippi 350 $93,070

Below are the states where Geoscientists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Texas $131,710
Oklahoma $113,690
Louisiana $98,720
Hawaii $97,910
Alaska $94,390
New Jersey $93,670
California $93,310
Mississippi $93,070
Colorado $91,440
Washington $88,060

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Occupation WI Employment Total
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 860
Hydrologists 150

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