Design Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas (United States)

A Design Engineer in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $72,909 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. A skill in Pro/Engineer is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Design Engineer in Houston, Texas Total Pay (?
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$52,502 - $90,306
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $72,909
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Design Engineer in Houston, Texas Total Pay (?
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$25.29 - $54.81
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MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$52,502 - $90,306  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,759  
Profit Sharing
$3,250 - $7,079  
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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$53,504 - $95,366  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 154
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$25.29 - $54.81  
   
Overtime
$24.66 - $55.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,759  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,250 - $7,079  
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).
)
$53,504 - $95,366  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 154
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Pay by Experience Level for Design Engineer in Houston, Texas

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Design Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%
Experienced
up arrow 9%
National Average
$75,000

Skills That Affect Design Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 11%
ANSYS
up arrow 9%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%
Matlab
up arrow 5%
AutoDesk
up arrow 4%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%
SolidWorks
up arrow 2%
Engineering Design
up arrow 1%
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
0%
National Average
$75,000
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%
Project Management
up arrow 2%
AutoCAD
up arrow 4%
Product Development
up arrow 4%
Autodesk Inventor
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
12%
female alumni
 
Male
88%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 9%
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