Electrical Engineer with Engineering Design Skills in Houston, Texas Salary

The average pay for an Electrical Engineer with Engineering Design skills in Houston, Texas is $78,976 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$59,569 - $111,891
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$79K
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MEDIAN: $78,976
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$25.23 - $73.70
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MEDIAN: $37.27
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$59,569 - $111,891  
   
Bonus
$966 - $15,205  
Profit Sharing
$1,100  
Total Pay (?
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$58,601 - $119,536  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 90
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$37.27  
   
Overtime
$27.85 - $83.90  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$966 - $15,205  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,100  
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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$58,601 - $119,536  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineer

Pay by Experience for an Electrical Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Electrical Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 62 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electrical Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $108,000 based on 17 salaries. An Electrical Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Electrical Engineer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Electrical Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲31%

Mid-Career
▲19%

Late-Career
▲11%

National Average
$82,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 82%
no benefits
None: 4%