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Geophysicist Salary in Houston, Texas (United States)

The average salary for a Geophysicist in Houston, Texas is $104,616 per year. A skill in seismic interpretation is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Geophysicist in Houston, Texas Salary (?
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$59,754 - $174,616
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MEDIAN: $104,615
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Geophysicist in Houston, Texas Salary (?
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$14.09 - $223.49
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MEDIAN: $31.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$59,754 - $174,616  
   
Bonus
$2,066 - $39,889  
Profit Sharing
$2,483 - $19,832  
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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$62,737 - $204,696  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 461
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$80$160$240
Hourly Rate
$14.09 - $223.49  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$160K$320K$480K
Bonus
$2,066 - $39,889  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,483 - $19,832  
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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$62,737 - $204,696  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Experience Affects Geophysicist in Houston, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 68%
Experienced
up arrow 18%
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
National Average
$118,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Geophysicist in Houston, Texas Salaries

seismic interpretation
up arrow 25%
National Average
$118,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 123 votes.

Gender

Female
18%
female alumni
 
Male
82%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 4%