Average Salary for City of Houston, Texas Employees

Compensation for City of Houston, Texas employees is around $47K annually on average. Your role at the company is weighted most heavily when it comes to salary consideration at City of Houston, Texas; how long you've been working has a (lesser) effect as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $46K per year. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make approximately $62K annually on average. The greater proportion of employees (31 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of about $67K per year.


The highest paychecks go to Civil Engineers, who earn an average around $79K annually, closely trailed by Human Resources Supervisors ($62K), Staff Analysts ($59K), and Administrative Specialists ($47K). Near the bottom at City of Houston, Texas are Environmental Specialists, pulling in an average of just $38K.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Professional Engineers receive bigger paychecks (around $98K per year) than those without credentials. Human Resources Concepts Certificate Holders with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at about $53K annually. At City of Houston, Texas, employees who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA) receive the highest salaries at $94K.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Operations Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of approximately $94K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Microsoft Office; over a third deem it necessary for work. Other top skills include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Project Management.

Benefits and Perks

A third of respondents — the minority — enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. City of Houston, Texas workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 401(k) plan, a company pension plan, and a 403(b) plan. Nearly all employees receive health insurance, and almost all respondents get dental coverage. Some other perks are life insurance and a company cell phone.

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Key Stats for City of Houston, Texas


44 %
56 %
$37,440 - $64,091
$35,681 - $98,753
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

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based on 21 votes.

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