Scientist salary in Houston, TX

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Based on 198 income tax records
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The average total salary for a Scientist is $88,000 per year. This is based on data from 198 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Scientist salary can vary between $36,000 to $196,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Scientist salary by company

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The University Of Texas Health Science Center At Houston, Harris County, TX
18 income tax records
$52K – $223K
Baylor College Of Medicine, Harris County, TX
23 income tax records
$32K – $173K
The University Of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Harris County, TX
26 income tax records
$39K – $118K

Scientist demographics in Houston, TX

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45% are single
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55% are married
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34% have kids
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48% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Scientists in Houston, TX

198 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a scientist in Houston, TX is $88,000 per year. Scientist salaries in Houston, TX can vary between $36,000 to $196,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 198 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as scientist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for scientists near Houston, TX: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston ($81,500 a year), Baylor College of Medicine ($72,500 a year), and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center ($56,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for scientists near Houston, TX: Missouri City, TX ($128,500 a year), League City, TX ($117,500 a year), and Spring, TX ($113,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.