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Average Salary for City of Houston, Texas Employees

The average City of Houston, Texas employee earns $48K per year. At City of Houston, Texas, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your experience level — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your job title factors into the equation as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

City of Houston, Texas typically pays:
below market

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Employer: City of Houston, Texas
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Administrative Specialist (4)
$30,579 - $60,025  
[-]Administrative Specialist (4)
Salary$32,670 - $62,280  
Total Pay$30,579 - $60,025  
[+]Court Clerk (3)
$24,768 - $59,918  
[+]Court Clerk (3)
Total Pay$24,768 - $59,918  
[+]Construction Project Manager (3)
$43,976 - $99,848  
[+]Construction Project Manager (3)
Salary$52,774 - $103,688  
Bonus$476.61 - $10,365  
Total Pay$43,976 - $99,848  
[+]Management Analyst (3)
$36,585 - $89,928  
[+]Management Analyst (3)
Total Pay$36,585 - $89,928  
 Precise Range (?
XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 10 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 98
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Years of Experience

For those with at least five years experience, pay generally amounts to around $61K. Overall, the greater share of City of Houston, Texas folks have one to four years of experience and earn $40K annually.


Construction Project Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing about $69K; Finance & Administration Managers are next on the list, bringing in close to $67K, followed by Financial Systems Analysts earning $63K and Administrative Specialists making approximately $47K. Earning only $38K, Environmental Specialists make less than most people in the company.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach around $65K for Certified Public Accountant s; non-accredited workers make much less. Becoming a LEED Accredited Professional can certainly pay off here; those folks make $55K. Those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration at City of Houston, Texas come out on top, and their salaries approach $64K per year.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Microsoft Word among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of approximately $76K. One of the more prevalent skills at City of Houston, Texas is Microsoft Excel, with roughly a third considering it a key competency. Other top skills include Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Financial Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

Only two in five workers at City of Houston, Texas enjoy paid vacation time, and just one in three workers can take sick leave. Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. The greater part of workers report having health insurance, and a strong majority of workers report having dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance, a casual working environment, and public employees pension plan (pepp).

Key Stats

54 %
46 %
$31,094 - $61,303
$38,005 - $94,500
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

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