Electrical Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas (United States)

An Electrical Engineer in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $71,831 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Labview is associated with high pay for this job.
Electrical Engineer in Houston, Texas Total Pay (?
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$55,051 - $106,613
(Median)
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72K
88K
110K
MEDIAN: $71,830
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Electrical Engineer in Houston, Texas Total Pay (?
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$20.27 - $56.47
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $31.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,051 - $106,613  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,963  
Profit Sharing
$1,156 - $10,304  
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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$54,434 - $117,573  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 487
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.27 - $56.47  
   
Overtime
$1.60 - $59.39  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,963  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,156 - $10,304  
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).
)
$54,434 - $117,573  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 487
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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 Affects Electrical Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 73%
Experienced
up arrow 34%
National Average
$74,000

Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Labview
up arrow 17%
Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 8%
Engineering Design
0%
National Average
$74,000
AutoCAD
up arrow 1%
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%
Project Management
up arrow 3%
Matlab
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 6%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%
C++
up arrow 6%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 7%
Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 7%
Assembler
up arrow 8%
C
up arrow 9%

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Gender

Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 9%
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