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Hydrologists in Alaska

Considering a career as a Hydrologist in Alaska?

$88,310 Median Salary
10 Job Openings
  • Hydrologists in Alaska earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Hydrologists Work in Alaska?

There were approximately 50 workers employed as Hydrologists in this state in 2018.

There were 60 Hydrologists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Alaska

Jobs for Hydrologists in this state are not projected to grow or decrease, but nationwide they are growing at a rate of 10.4%.


Alaska 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 Alaska?

In 2018 wages for Hydrologists ranged from $67,920 to $106,350 with $88,310 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $32.66 to $51.13. The median hourly rate was $42.46.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $41.58 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.88.

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


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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