Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $70K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $84K on average. Electrical Engineers in Houston, Texas who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $100K. Professionals who achieve more than 20 years of experience generally enjoy cushy salaries; their median compensation sits in the ballpark of $146K, a plump six-figure sum.