Electrical Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas

Houston Electrical Engineers take home an average $75K per year. Total cash compensation for Electrical Engineers in Houston runs from $55K to $122K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $15K and profit sharing that can reach almost $11K. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The majority of Electrical Engineers in Houston, Texas claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$56,715 - $110,381

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$19.39 - $60.26

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$56,715 - $110,381  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,152  
Profit Sharing
$1,019 - $10,818  
Total Pay (?
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$55,472 - $122,207  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 481
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.39 - $60.26  
   
Overtime
$1.67 - $58.96  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,152  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,019 - $10,818  
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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$55,472 - $122,207  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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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.


For many Houston Electrical Engineers, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $70K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $87K. Electrical Engineers in Houston, Texas who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $96K. Professionals with deep experience (more than 20 years) report prosperous salaries in six-figure territory; the median for this crowd is approximately $136K.

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Experience Affects Electrical Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 76%



National Average
$77,000


Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Labview
up arrow 8%

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

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

National Average
$77,000

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 2%

AutoCAD
up arrow 4%


Project Management
up arrow 5%

C
up arrow 6%

Matlab
up arrow 7%

C++
up arrow 7%

Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 7%



Assembler
up arrow 11%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 73 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 8%
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