Geologist Salary in Houston, Texas

The average salary for a Geologist in Houston, Texas is $103,420 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.

$51,391 - $187,405
MEDIAN: $103,420

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$51,391 - $187,405  
$-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).
$52,309 - $216,007  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 220
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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

Data Modeling
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Microsoft Word
up arrow 20%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 20%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 21%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 23%

Microsoft Office
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Technical Writing
up arrow 28%

Environmental Consulting
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 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: 94% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 3%