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Electrical Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas

Average Electrical Engineers in Houston, Texas make around $74K per year. Total incomes of Houston Electrical Engineers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $15K from bonuses and close to $10K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $56K and $122K. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Electrical Engineers in Houston. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$57,032 - $109,426
(Median)
$57K
$74K
$110K
MEDIAN: $74,159
10%
50%
90%

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$19.00 - $59.07
(Median)
$19
$33
$59
MEDIAN: $32.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$57,032 - $109,426  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,070  
Profit Sharing
$1,100 - $10,414  
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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$55,566 - $121,957  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 466
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.00 - $59.07  
   
Overtime
$1.64 - $59.18  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,070  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,100 - $10,414  
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).
)
$55,566 - $121,957  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 44

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Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineer in Houston, Texas

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $70K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $86K on average. Electrical Engineers in Houston with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $98K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $144K.

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Experience Affects Electrical Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 89%



National Average
$76,000


Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Labview
up arrow 10%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 2%

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

National Average
$76,000

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

AutoCAD
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 5%

Matlab
up arrow 6%

C++
up arrow 6%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%


C
up arrow 8%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 8%

Assembler
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 83 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 8%
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