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Research Scientist Salary in Houston, Texas

The average Research Scientist in Houston can expect to rake in roughly $81K per year. For the most part, Research Scientists in Houston, Texas enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Male Houston Research Scientists far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$49,085 - $113,669
(Median)
$49K
$81K
$110K
MEDIAN: $80,909
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$0.00 - $18,656  
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$49,495 - $121,043  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 105
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Experience Affects Research Scientist in Houston, Texas Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 37%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$82,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Research Scientist in Houston, Texas Salaries

Product Development
up arrow 35%

Material Science
up arrow 21%

Research Analysis
up arrow 20%

Data Analysis
up arrow 16%

National Average
$82,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 10%

Clinical Research
up arrow 11%

Biotechnology
up arrow 21%

Technical Writing
up arrow 26%

Molecular Biology
up arrow 37%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 98% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 2%