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Research Scientist Salary in Houston, Texas

The average Houston Research Scientist earns approximately $81K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The vast majority (81 percent) of Houston Research Scientists who answered the questionnaire are male. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$49,379 - $114,010
(Median)
$49K
$81K
$110K
MEDIAN: $80,986
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$49,379 - $114,010  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $18,162  
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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$49,799 - $121,520  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 114

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Experience Affects Research Scientist in Houston, Texas Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 37%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$82,000


Skills That Affect Research Scientist in Houston, Texas Salaries

Product Development
up arrow 33%

Material Science
up arrow 19%

Research Analysis
up arrow 16%

Data Analysis
up arrow 13%

Matlab
up arrow 9%

National Average
$82,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 11%

Clinical Research
up arrow 12%

Biotechnology
up arrow 21%

Engineering Design
up arrow 25%

Technical Writing
up arrow 26%

Molecular Biology
up arrow 36%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 4%
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