Design Engineer in Houston, Texas Salary

A Design Engineer in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $73,442 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD) is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$55,065 - $92,883
(Median)
$55K
$73K
$93K
MEDIAN: $73,441
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$17.45 - $41.46
(Median)
$17
$32
$41
MEDIAN: $31.00
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$55,065 - $92,883  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,933  
Profit Sharing
$810 - $10,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$54,827 - $95,513  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 226
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$17.45 - $41.46  
   
Overtime
$24.24 - $45.96  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,933  
   
Profit Sharing
$810 - $10,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$54,827 - $95,513  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Experience Affects Design Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 12%


National Average
$75,000


Skills That Affect Design Engineer Salaries

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 13%

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 10%

ANSYS
up arrow 9%

SolidWorks
up arrow 1%

Engineering Design
0%

Project Management
0%

National Average
$75,000

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Autodesk Inventor
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Product Development
up arrow 3%

AutoDesk
up arrow 3%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%

AutoCAD
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
medical benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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