Senior Geophysicists in Houston take home an average $154K per year. The majority of people in this position find little satisfaction in their work. The vast majority (86 percent) of Senior Geophysicists in Houston, Texas who answered the questionnaire are male. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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$95,000 - $279,176  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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Key Stats for Senior Geophysicist

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %
041
1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
41%
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Experience Affects Senior Geophysicist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 42%

National Average
$174,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 25%

Experienced
up arrow 32%

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
41%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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