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Research Scientist Salaries in Houston, TX Area

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Average Base Pay
$78,770/yr
10% below national average
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$56K
Low
$79K
Average
$112K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$7,233
Range$1,725 - $17,645
How much does a Research Scientist make in Houston, TX?

The average salary for a Research Scientist is $78,770 in Houston, TX. Salaries estimates are based on 597 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Scientist employees in Houston, TX.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    MD Anderson Cancer Center
    $61,795/yr
    Range: $54K - $102K
    92 salaries
    $61,795/yr
    $54K$102K
    Rice University
    $64,694/yr
    Range: $45K - $92K
    33 salaries
    $64,694/yr
    $45K$92K
    Chevron
    $128,809/yr
    Range: $91K - $207K
    25 salaries
    $128,809/yr
    $91K$207K
    UTHealth
    $56,410/yr
    Range: $49K - $67K
    19 salaries
    $56,410/yr
    $49K$67K
    University of Houston
    $73,598/yr
    Range: $54K - $76K
    8 salaries
    $73,598/yr
    $54K$76K
    WESTERNGECO RESOURCES
    $118,336/yr
    Range: $92K - $136K
    7 salaries
    $118,336/yr
    $92K$136K
    Dow
    $137,357/yr
    Range: $100K - $151K
    6 salaries
    $137,357/yr
    $100K$151K

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    Schlumberger
    $109,594/yr
    Range: $86K - $121K
    4 salaries
    $109,594/yr
    $86K$121K
    University of Houston
    $40/hr
    Range: $32 - $43
    4 salaries
    $40/hr
    $32$43
    Houston Methodist
    $81,106/yr
    Range: $79K - $82K
    4 salaries
    $81,106/yr
    $79K$82K
    The Texas Heart Institute
    $72,149/yr
    Range: $65K - $77K
    4 salaries
    $72,149/yr
    $65K$77K
    University of Texas System
    $71,479/yr
    Range: $50K - $75K
    3 salaries
    $71,479/yr
    $50K$75K
    ApoCell
    $68,019/yr
    Range: $68K - $69K
    3 salaries
    $68,019/yr
    $68K$69K
    Shell
    $121,875/yr
    Range: $114K - $131K
    2 salaries
    About
    $114K - $131K
    $114K$131K
    Baker Hughes
    $103,113/yr
    Range: $87K - $121K
    2 salaries
    About
    $87K - $121K
    $87K$121K
    The University of Texas Medical Branch
    $60,287/yr
    Range: $44K - $78K
    2 salaries
    About
    $44K - $78K
    $44K$78K
    Rice University
    $6,238/mo
    Range: $4K - $8K
    2 salaries
    About
    $4K - $8K
    $4K$8K
    TOTAL
    $153,304/yr
    Range: $137K - $170K
    2 salaries
    About
    $137K - $170K
    $137K$170K
    USRA
    $73,841/yr
    Range: $60K - $87K
    2 salaries
    About
    $60K - $87K
    $60K$87K
    KBRwyle
    $63,751/yr
    Range: $50K - $78K
    2 salaries
    About
    $50K - $78K
    $50K$78K

    Recent Salary Reports

    Below are the most recent Research Scientist salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

    $100,000
    per year
    A Research Scientist reported making $100,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $60,047
    per year
    A Research Scientist reported making $60,047 per year
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Hospital
    $76,060
    per year
    A Research Scientist reported making $76,060 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    College / University
    $2,039
    monthly
    A Research Scientist reported making $2,039 per month
    Job Highlights
    Contract
    1001 to 5000 employees
     
    College / University
    $51,080
    per year
    A Research Scientist reported making $51,080 per year
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Hospital
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