Design Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas

A Design Engineer in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $72,867 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.

$54,111 - $92,025

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$19.39 - $51.52

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$54,111 - $92,025  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,000  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $11,745  
Total Pay (?
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$54,211 - $95,594  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 205
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$19.39 - $51.52  
   
Overtime
$23.18 - $54.54  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,000  
   
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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$54,211 - $95,594  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 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%

SolidWorks
up arrow 1%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 1%

Engineering Design
0%

Microsoft Word
0%

Project Management
0%

National Average
$75,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

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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