Geologist in Houston, Texas Salary

A Geologist in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $100,889 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Project Management and Windows Operating System General Use.

$51,557 - $188,861
$52K
$100K
$190K
MEDIAN: $100,157
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$0$191K
Salary $51,557 - $188,861
Bonus $200.67 - $39,453
Profit Sharing $7,500
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$50,876 - $191,689
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 84

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

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Pay by Experience Level for Geologist

Pay by Experience for a Geologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Geologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 51 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Geologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $118,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Geologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $120,000 based on 15 salaries. A Geologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $212,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Geologist

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Geologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲106%

Experienced
▲17%

▲15%

National Average
$103,000

▼17%

Skills That Affect Geologist Salaries

Project Management
▲23%

Windows Operating System General Use
▲21%

Data Analysis
▲8%

National Average
$103,000

Microsoft Word
▼8%

Microsoft Office
▼17%

Technical Writing
▼21%

▼30%



Environmental Consulting
▼39%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 8%
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