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Research Scientist Salary in Houston, Texas (United States)

A Research Scientist in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $81,328 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 Salary (?
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$48,804 - $111,170
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $81,328
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National Salary Data

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$48,804 - $111,170  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $18,548  
Total Pay (?
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$49,234 - $120,639  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 97
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Experience Affects Research Scientist in Houston, Texas Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 37%
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
$83,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Skills That Affect Research Scientist in Houston, Texas Salaries

Product Development
up arrow 33%
Research Analysis
up arrow 21%
Material Science
up arrow 18%
Data Analysis
up arrow 14%
National Average
$83,000
Clinical Research
up arrow 12%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 13%
Biotechnology
up arrow 22%
Molecular Biology
up arrow 38%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
14%
female alumni
 
Male
86%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 99% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 1%