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Research Scientist Salaries in Houston, TX Area

597 Salaries

Average Base Pay
$69,889 / yr
9% below national average
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$6,662
Range$1,610 - $16,130

How much does a Research Scientist make in Houston, TX?

The average salary for a Research Scientist is $69,889 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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Research Scientist

MD Anderson Cancer Center

$62,225/yr

Range: $52K - $102K

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$62,225/yr
$52K$102K

Research Scientist

The University of Texas Medical Branch

$50,795/yr

Range: $44K - $69K

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$50,795/yr
$44K$69K

Research Scientist

Rice University

$64,909/yr

Range: $45K - $93K

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$64,909/yr
$45K$93K

Research Scientist

Chevron

$128,899/yr

Range: $92K - $207K

25 salaries

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$128,899/yr
$92K$207K

Research Scientist

UTHealth

$56,087/yr

Range: $49K - $65K

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$56,087/yr
$49K$65K

Research Scientist

Dow

$133,216/yr

Range: $100K - $144K

12 salaries

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$133,216/yr
$100K$144K

Research Scientist

University of Houston System

$59,810/yr

Range: $48K - $76K

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$59,810/yr
$48K$76K

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Research Scientist

Ansh Labs

$37,774/yr

Range: $31K - $50K

8 salaries

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$37,774/yr
$31K$50K

Research Scientist

WESTERNGECO RESOURCES

$118,609/yr

Range: $92K - $136K

7 salaries

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$118,609/yr
$92K$136K

Research Scientist

Schlumberger

$109,996/yr

Range: $86K - $128K

6 salaries

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$109,996/yr
$86K$128K

Research Scientist

Baker Hughes

$109,292/yr

Range: $88K - $116K

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$109,292/yr
$88K$116K

Research Scientist - Hourly

University of Houston System

$40/hr

Range: $32 - $43

4 salaries

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$40/hr
$32$43

Research Scientist

Houston Methodist

$81,294/yr

Range: $79K - $82K

4 salaries

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$81,294/yr
$79K$82K

Research Scientist

The Texas Heart Institute

$72,316/yr

Range: $66K - $78K

4 salaries

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$72,316/yr
$66K$78K

Research Scientist

University of Texas System

$71,644/yr

Range: $51K - $76K

3 salaries

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$71,644/yr
$51K$76K

Research Scientist

ApoCell

$68,176/yr

Range: $68K - $69K

3 salaries

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$68,176/yr
$68K$69K

Research Scientist

Halliburton

$111,618/yr

Range: $94K - $131K

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$94K - $131K
$94K$131K

Research Scientist

Ecolab

$149,741/yr

Range: $115K - $188K

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$115K - $188K
$115K$188K

Research Scientist

Shell

$122,156/yr

Range: $115K - $131K

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Research Scientist - Monthly

Rice University

$6,252/mo

Range: $4K - $8K

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$4K$8K
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$85,000
per year
A Research Scientist/Instructor reported making $85,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$126,172
per year
A Research Scientist reported making $126,172 per year
Additional Pay
$20k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$85,000
per year
A Research Scientist reported making $85,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Hospital
$85,000
per year
A Research Scientist reported making $85,000 per year
Additional Pay
$4k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$89,372
per year
A Research Scientist reported making $89,372 per year
Job Highlights
Full-time
10000+ employees
 
Company - Public
$58,773
per year
A Research Scientist reported making $58,773 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$59,000
per year
A Research Scientist reported making $59,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Hospital
$66,355
per year
A Research Scientist reported making $66,355 per year
Job Highlights
Full-time
10000+ employees
 
Hospital
$51,774
per year
A Research Scientist reported making $51,774 per year
Additional Pay
$400 cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Hospital
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