Design Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas

The average salary for a Design Engineer in Houston, Texas is $72,943 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$54,065 - $92,076
(Median)
$54K
$73K
$92K
MEDIAN: $72,942
10%
50%
90%

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$19.39 - $51.52
(Median)
$19
$33
$52
MEDIAN: $32.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$54,065 - $92,076  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,022  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $11,745  
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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$54,165 - $95,648  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 204
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 - $10,022  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $11,745  
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).
)
$54,165 - $95,648  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Pay by Experience Level for Design Engineer in Houston, Texas

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Experience Affects Design Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 14%


National Average
$75,000


Skills That Affect Design Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 10%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 10%

ANSYS
up arrow 9%

Engineering Design
0%

SolidWorks
0%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
0%

Project Management
0%

National Average
$75,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Product Development
up arrow 3%

AutoDesk
up arrow 3%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%

Autodesk Inventor
up arrow 4%

AutoCAD
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 8%
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