Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary Information in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas

The annual and hourly salary statistics of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$65,380
25th Percentile Wage
$94,620
50th Percentile Wage
$134,090
75th Percentile Wage
$195,920
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $195,920. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $134,090. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $65,380.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$134,090
1.66% -7.17%
2016
$131,870
-5.14% -
2015
$138,650
-7.93% -
2014
$149,640
-4.02% -
2013
$155,650
7.67% -
2012
$143,710
- -

Table 3. Compare Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown with Other Texas Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $134,090, Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown is the second highest paying city for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in state of Texas, following the highest paying city Midland (median annual salary of $148,320). Compared with Midland, the median annual salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown is 9.6 percent (9.6%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Midland
$148,320
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$134,090
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$119,130
Tyler
$113,030
Corpus Christi
$108,650
Fort Worth-Arlington
$105,480
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$103,360
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$102,890
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$92,730
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$91,500
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$86,800
Abilene
$79,730
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$75,840
College Station-Bryan
$59,040
El Paso
$57,060
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$55,320



See also: Top paying jobs in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas.