Geologist Salary in Houston, Texas (United States)

A Geologist in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $101,080 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Geologist in Houston, Texas Total Pay (?
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$51,277 - $179,044
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National Salary Data

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$0$80K$160K$240K
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$51,277 - $179,044  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $38,695  
Profit Sharing
$1,987 - $65,436  
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).
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$51,962 - $214,848  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 206
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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

Late-Career
up arrow 74%
Experienced
up arrow 62%
National Average
$110,000

Skills That Affect Geologist in Houston, Texas Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 40%
National Average
$110,000
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 15%
Technical Writing
up arrow 15%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 16%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 18%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 18%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 20%
Environmental Consulting
up arrow 37%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
28%
female alumni
 
Male
72%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 2%
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