How much does a Geotechnical Engineer I make in Houston, TX? The average Geotechnical Engineer I salary in Houston, TX is $68,117 as of July 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $61,888 and $72,583. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Geotechnical Engineer I

Geotechnical Engineer I prepares and inspects projects involving drilling and exploration. Responsible for geological mapping, report writing, site characterization, numerical modeling and analysis of excavations/supports. Being a Geotechnical Engineer I requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. To be a Geotechnical Engineer I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Dycom Industries, Inc. provides specialty contracting services in the United States. The company offers various specialty contracting services, including program management, engineering, construction, maintenance, and installation services, such as placement and splicing of fiber, copper, and coaxial cables to telecomm... More
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About Houston, Texas    Houston is located 165 miles (266 km) east of Austin, 88 miles (142 km) west of the Louisiana border, and 250 miles (400 km) south of Dallas. The city....More

Houston, Texas  area prices were up 2.3% from a year ago    View the Cost of Living in Houston, Texas

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Skills associated with Geotechnical Engineer I: Geospatial (GIS) Analysis, Construction Site Inspection, Modeling numerical, Engineering Assessment Report

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