Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) among Texas cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$56,000
25th Percentile Wage
$85,710
50th Percentile Wage
$124,580
75th Percentile Wage
$188,360
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $188,360. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $124,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $56,000.

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
$124,580
2.58% -4.33%
2016
$121,360
-1.03% -
2015
$122,610
-10.03% -
2014
$134,910
-3.68% -
2013
$139,870
7.07% -
2012
$129,980
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in state of Texas ranges from $55,320 to $148,320. The highest paying area for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in Texas is Midland with a median annual salary of $148,320. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown (mean annual salary $134,090). The lowest paying area is Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $55,320.

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




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