We surveyed 175 hydrologists to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical hydrologist. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a hydrologist?

Low

High

Working as a hydrologist typically requires higher levels of intelligence when compared with the average career. This means that hydrologists are required to actively learn new things related to their discipline and solve complex problems.

Can I learn to become a hydrologist?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a hydrologist typically depends predominantly on qualities you’re born with, with a small aspect of skills you can learn.

Is it easy to get a job as a hydrologist?

Easy

Hard

It’s typically difficult to find a job as a hydrologist. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for hydrologists.