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Geologist Salary in Houston, Texas

The average salary for a Geologist in Houston, Texas is $102,062 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.

$51,497 - $185,512
MEDIAN: $102,062

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$51,497 - $185,512  
$-0.48 - $41,135  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $56,673  
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).
$53,410 - $215,667  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 223

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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.

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Experience Affects Geologist in Houston, Texas Salaries

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National Average

Skills That Affect Geologist in Houston, Texas Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 21%

Data Modeling

National Average

Microsoft Word
up arrow 17%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 19%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 20%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 21%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 22%

Technical Writing
up arrow 27%

Environmental Consulting
up arrow 46%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.


26 %
74 %

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: 73% employee benefits None: 3%