Remote Sensing Scientist

Remote Sensing Scientist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$84,000
$45,000
Min 10%
$84,000
Median 50%
$158,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
KBR
Highest Paying City
Washington, DC
Highest Paying State
District of Columbia
Average Experience Level
2.4 years
How much does a remote sensing scientist make?
The national average salary for a Remote Sensing Scientist in the U.S. is $84,976 annually or $40.85 hourly. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $158,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $45,000 per year. Professional companies and Retail companies have the most job opportunities for Remote Sensing Scientists. States with the highest Remote Sensing Scientist salaries include District of Columbia, Alabama, Colorado, New Mexico, and Massachusetts. Most Remote Sensing Scientists spend 2.4 years in the position.
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Average Remote Sensing Scientist Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Remote Sensing Scientist in the United States is $84,976 per year or $40.85 per hour. Working in Washington, DC as a Remote Sensing Scientist will pay you the highest wages at around $149,869 per year. The average starting salary in Washington, DC for Remote Sensing Scientists is $91,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Remote Sensing Scientist salaries are District of Columbia, Alabama, Colorado, New Mexico, and Massachusetts. On the other hand, New Jersey, Michigan, West Virginia, Florida, and Indiana report the lowest wages for Remote Sensing Scientists.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Washington, DC
$149,869
2
Cupertino, CA
$121,183
3
Boulder, CO
$119,454
4
Newton, MA
$117,291
5
Laurel, MD
$115,812

Average Remote Sensing Scientist Salary By Company

Remote Sensing Scientists can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Professional companies and Retail companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. KBR and Apple are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like Baker Hughes, a GE and DCS report highly competitive salaries for Remote Sensing Scientists.

Recently Added Remote Sensing Scientist Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
University of Texas at Austin
Remote Sensing Scientist
10/09/2019
$90,000
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Remote Sensing Scientist
09/03/2019
$89,900
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Remote Sensing Scientist
05/15/2019
$119,700