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Design Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas (United States)

The average salary for a Design Engineer in Houston, Texas is $72,157 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Pro/Engineer and ANSYS.
Design Engineer in Houston, Texas Salary (?
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$52,882 - $90,777
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $72,157
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Design Engineer in Houston, Texas Salary (?
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$15.46 - $54.30
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MEDIAN: $34.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$52,882 - $90,777  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,113  
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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$53,869 - $94,635  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 170
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$15.46 - $54.30  
   
Overtime
$22.98 - $55.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,113  
   
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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$53,869 - $94,635  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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Experience Affects Design Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%
Experienced
up arrow 15%
National Average
$74,000

Skills That Affect Design Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 12%
ANSYS
up arrow 10%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%
Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 4%
SolidWorks
up arrow 1%
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 1%
Matlab
up arrow 1%
Windows Operating System General Use
0%
National Average
$74,000
Engineering Design
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
AutoDesk
up arrow 2%
Product Development
up arrow 2%
Project Management
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%
AutoCAD
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
14%
female alumni
 
Male
86%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 9%