Research Scientist Salary in Houston, Texas (United States)

A Research Scientist in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $82,756 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Product Development, Research Analysis, Material Science, and Data Analysis. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience strongly influences income for this job.
Research Scientist in Houston, Texas Total Pay (?
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$49,100 - $111,488
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National Salary Data

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$49,100 - $111,488  
   
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$0.00 - $18,460  
Total Pay (?
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$49,535 - $120,779  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 96
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Experience Affects Research Scientist in Houston, Texas Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 32%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
$86,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Skills That Affect Research Scientist in Houston, Texas Salaries

Product Development
up arrow 29%
Research Analysis
up arrow 17%
Material Science
up arrow 15%
Data Analysis
up arrow 11%
National Average
$86,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 15%
Biotechnology
up arrow 24%

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Gender

Female
14%
female alumni
 
Male
86%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 100% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None:
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