Design Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas

A Design Engineer in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $72,518 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.

$53,305 - $91,796
(Median)
$53K
$73K
$92K
MEDIAN: $72,518
10%
50%
90%

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$19.39 - $51.52
(Median)
$19
$33
$52
MEDIAN: $32.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$53,305 - $91,796  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,161  
Profit Sharing
$1,642 - $11,836  
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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$53,430 - $95,768  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 188
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$19.39 - $51.52  
   
Overtime
$23.18 - $54.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,161  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,642 - $11,836  
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).
)
$53,430 - $95,768  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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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.

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Experience Affects Design Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%

Experienced
up arrow 14%


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 4%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 3%

SolidWorks
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
0%

Project Management
0%

National Average
$75,000

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

AutoDesk
up arrow 3%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%

AutoCAD
up arrow 5%

Product Development
up arrow 5%

Autodesk Inventor
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 8%