Geologist Salary in Houston, Texas

A Geologist in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $104,366 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.

$51,851 - $188,679

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$51,851 - $188,679  
$-0.48 - $45,787  
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$970 - $56,673  
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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 - $218,047  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 222
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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
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National Average

Microsoft Word
up arrow 20%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 20%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 22%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 23%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 24%

Technical Writing
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Environmental Consulting
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 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: 94% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 3%