Electrical Engineer in Houston, Texas Salary

The average Houston Electrical Engineer can expect to rake in roughly $76K per year. In the world of Houston Electrical Engineers, total cash compensation can vary between $57K and $123K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $15K and $11K, respectively. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$58,564 - $112,576
(Median)
$59K
$76K
$110K
MEDIAN: $76,414
10%
50%
90%

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$24.20 - $63.21
(Median)
$24
$36
$63
MEDIAN: $36.00
10%
50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$58,564 - $112,576  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,091  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $10,646  
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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$57,468 - $123,461  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 508
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$24.20 - $63.21  
   
Overtime
$10.00 - $61.04  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,091  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $10,646  
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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$57,468 - $123,461  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 49
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Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineer

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


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Electrical Engineers in Houston, Texas. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $71K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $90K. On average, Houston Electrical Engineers make $99K following one to two decades on the job. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $133K on average.

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Experience Affects Electrical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 68%



National Average
$79,000


Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries

Labview
up arrow 6%

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

National Average
$79,000

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 1%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 1%

Linux
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

C++
up arrow 5%


up arrow 6%

C
up arrow 6%


Matlab
up arrow 7%


Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 12%

Assembler
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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