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Geologist Salary in Houston, Texas

The average salary for a Geologist in Houston, Texas is $101,498 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
$51,025 - $183,106
MEDIAN: $101,497

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$51,025 - $183,106  
$0.00 - $37,095  
Profit Sharing
$1,973 - $64,564  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
$52,306 - $212,570  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 211
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Pay by Experience Level for Geologist in Houston, Texas

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Geologist in Houston, Texas Salaries

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National Average

Skills That Affect Geologist in Houston, Texas Salaries

Project Management
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National Average

Data Modeling
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 17%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 17%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 17%

Technical Writing
up arrow 18%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 18%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 20%

Environmental Consulting
up arrow 45%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.


27 %
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 2%