Geologist Salary in Houston, Texas (United States)

The average salary for a Geologist in Houston, Texas is $100,413 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.
Geologist in Houston, Texas Total Pay (?
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$51,477 - $179,735
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$51,477 - $179,735  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $38,695  
Profit Sharing
$489.36 - $66,384  
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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$52,368 - $215,829  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 203
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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 84%
Experienced
up arrow 64%
National Average
$109,000

Skills That Affect Geologist in Houston, Texas Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 32%
National Average
$109,000
Data Modeling
up arrow 1%
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 13%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 14%
Technical Writing
up arrow 14%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 16%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 17%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 17%
Environmental Consulting
up arrow 32%
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Gender
Female
29%
female alumni
 
Male
71%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 2%
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