Scientist salary in Houston, TX

Average salary
$80,000/yr
Based on 206 income tax records
$31,000
$172,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$31,000
$172,000
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do Scientists make?
The average total salary for a Scientist is $80,000 per year. This is based on data from 206 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Scientist salary can vary between $31,000 to $172,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Scientist salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Missouri City, TX
13 income tax records
$118,500/yr
$100K – $133K
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Spring, TX
28 income tax records
$117,500/yr
$88K – $125K
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Sugar Land, TX
18 income tax records
$103,500/yr
$64K – $131K
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Katy, TX
16 income tax records
$100,000/yr
$67K – $145K
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League City, TX
12 income tax records
$97,500/yr
$75K – $119K
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Houston, TX
206 income tax records
$80,000/yr
$54K – $112K
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Austin, TX
139 income tax records
$76,500/yr
$55K – $104K
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Pearland, TX
22 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$58K – $108K
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College Station, TX
26 income tax records
$69,500/yr
$47K – $88K
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Round Rock, TX
13 income tax records
$69,500/yr
$46K – $80K
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San Antonio, TX
77 income tax records
$65,000/yr
$53K – $85K
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Galveston, TX
12 income tax records
$62,500/yr
$48K – $78K

Scientist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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The University Of Texas Health Science Center At Houston, Harris County, TX
12 income tax records
$86,000/yr
$72K – $115K
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The University Of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Harris County, TX
21 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$53K – $95K
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The Methodist Hospital, Harris County, TX
11 income tax records
$55,000/yr
$50K – $79K
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Baylor College Of Medicine, Harris County, TX
26 income tax records
$51,000/yr
$38K – $78K

Scientist demographics in Houston, TX

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47% are single
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53% are married
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36% have kids
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45% own a home

Scientist salaries by age in Houston, TX

$0
$30,500
$61,000
$91,500
$122,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Scientists in Houston, TX

206 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a scientist in Houston, TX is $80,000 per year. Scientist salaries in Houston, TX can vary between $31,000 to $172,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 206 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 ($86,000 a year), The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center ($63,500 a year), and The Methodist Hospital ($55,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for scientists near Houston, TX: Missouri City, TX ($118,500 a year), Spring, TX ($117,500 a year), and Sugar Land, TX ($103,500 a year).
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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
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.