Senior Geophysicist in Houston, Texas Salary

Houston Senior Geophysicists take home approximately $132K annually on average. Men make up the vast majority of Senior Geophysicists in Houston, Texas (86 percent) who took the survey. Though the majority of Senior Geophysicists in Houston do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$90,604 - $234,896
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$140K
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MEDIAN: $141,087
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$0$277K
Salary $90,604 - $234,896
Bonus $1,237 - $58,175
Profit Sharing $6,000
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$95,471 - $277,785
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 30

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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
4.0%

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Key Stats for Senior Geophysicist

1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
53%
20 years or more
30%
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Experience Affects Senior Geophysicist Salaries

Late-Career
▲54%

National Average
$158,000

Mid-Career
▼18%

Experienced
▼22%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
53%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 11%
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