Petroleum Geologist Salary in Houston, Texas (United States)

The average salary for a Petroleum Geologist in Houston, Texas is $116,172 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.
Petroleum Geologist in Houston, Texas Total Pay (?
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$79,754 - $202,864
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National Salary Data

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$79,754 - $202,864  
   
Bonus
$6,214 - $45,417  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $50,612  
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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$85,701 - $228,268  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 181
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Pay by Experience Level for Petroleum Geologist in Houston, Texas

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Petroleum Geologist in Houston, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 57%
Experienced
up arrow 33%
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
$136,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Petroleum Geologist in Houston, Texas Salaries

GeoPack
up arrow 1%
National Average
$136,000
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 4%

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Gender

Female
25%
female alumni
 
Male
75%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 5%
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