The average wage for an Entry-Level Electrical Designer in Houston, Texas is $27.50 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Computer Aided Design (CAD), Autodesk AutoCAD Electrical, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation, autodesk autocad, and Microsoft Office.

$48,839 - $66,447
$57K
MEDIAN: $57,495
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$14.29 - $44.04
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$28
$44
MEDIAN: $27.00
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$57,496  
   
Bonus
$4,000  
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$31,409 - $90,974  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.29 - $44.04  
   
Overtime
$45.31  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$4,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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$31,409 - $90,974  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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Key Stats for Electrical Designer

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
85%
5-9 years
5%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Electrical Designer Salaries

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 17%

Autodesk AutoCAD Electrical
up arrow 16%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 15%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 15%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 15%

AutoCAD
up arrow 13%

AutoCAD Electrical
up arrow 8%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 5%

Autodesk Revit MEP
up arrow 2%

National Average
$58,000

Engineering Design
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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