SEISMOLOGIST SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$80,000
$37,000
Min 10%
$80,000
Median 50%
$173,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
Dallas, TX
Highest Paying State
North Dakota
Average Experience Level
3.4 years
How much does a seismologist make?
Seismologists in America make an average salary of $81,017 per year or $38.95 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $173,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $37,000. North Dakota, South Dakota, Colorado, Nebraska, and Wyoming are some of the states with the best Seismologist salaries in the US. The typical tenure for a Seismologist is 3.4 years.
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Average Seismologist Salary By Company

There is good job security in Seismologist positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. California Institute of the Arts and Bechtel are the highest paying companies.

Average Seismologist Salary By Location

As a Seismologist in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $81,017 per year or $38.95 per hour. Dallas, TX reports the highest Seismologist salaries at $151,543 per year. Even as an entry-level Seismologist, you will make $90,000 per year in Dallas, TX. Some of the states with the best Seismologist salaries are North Dakota, South Dakota, Colorado, Nebraska, Wyoming, Minnesota, and Vermont. On the other hand, New York, New Jersey, Oregon, California, and Florida report the lowest wages for Seismologists.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Dallas, TX
$151,543
2
Houston, TX
$143,905
3
Frederick, MD
$136,514
4
Lexington, MA
$136,273
5
Boston, MA
$133,884

RECENTLY ADDED Seismologist SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
San Diego State University Research Foundation
Computational Research Seismologist
02/27/2019
$66,560