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Hydrologists

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages   This career pays well above the median wage.

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $38.26
Statewide median: $21.49

 

This is a very high-wage career. It pays well above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Hydrologists *

Area Low Median High
U S
$30.92 $39.47 $50.66
Minnesota
$30.91 $38.26 $42.68
Northeast Minnesota
$31.44 $36.88 $41.13
Northwest Minnesota
$29.83 $36.87 $42.68
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$30.91 $38.27 $42.68

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 300 workers employed in this very small career.

Where do Hydrologists most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in low demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 387 new Hydrologists to meet market demand between 2018-2028. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Hydrologists
Area Employment Employment Change
2018 2028 Number Percent
U S 6,700 7,100 400 6.5%
Minnesota 2018 2028 Number Percent
Statewide 338 352 14 4.1%
Northeast Minnesota 33 37 4 12.1%
Northwest Minnesota 45 48 3 6.7%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 260 271 11 4.2%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.