Average Salary For Hydrologist In South Africa

Hydrology is the study of water and hydrologists are scientists who study water.

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Hydrologist Salary In South Africa

The average pay for a Hydrologist is ZAR 452,715 a year and ZAR 218 an hour in South Africa. The average salary range for a Hydrologist is between ZAR 321,912 and ZAR 566,250. On average, a Master’s Degree is the highest level of education for a Hydrologist.

What Do Hydrologists Do?

A hydrologist works for a government agency or a company and studies water itself, water availability, and the water cycle. When relevant problems occur, the hydrologist helps to solve these issues. Some typical issues that are explored are the effects of storm surges, floods, and droughts.

How do I become a hydrologist in South Africa?

Post-graduate studies: for appointment as a hydrologist, the minimum requirement is an honors degree, with one or more of the following as the principal field of study: Applied Hydrology: Computer Science, Operations Research, Statistics, Civil Engineering.

Where can I study water engineering in South Africa?

Pretoria, South Africa.

How many years does it take to become hydrology?

A Master of Science (MSc) in Hydrogeology by Course Work and Research Report involving 4 core courses and 2 elective courses can be completed either full-time (one year) or part-time (2 years). Core courses: GEOL7029 Hydrological Processes.

What qualifications do you need to be a hydrologist?

The Diploma in environmental and land-based studies may be relevant for this career.

Most hydrologists also have a postgraduate qualification in a subject such as water resources or engineering hydrology. Entry to a postgraduate course normally requires a good first degree in a relevant subject.

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