Electrical Engineer in Houston, Texas Salary

Pay for Electrical Engineers in Houston sits in the ballpark of $76K annually. Overall cash earnings for Electrical Engineers in Houston, Texas vary widely between $55K and $120K; for a few high rollers, the final number can encompass upwards of $15K each from bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$56,299 - $109,615
$56K
$76K
$110K
MEDIAN: $76,206
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$20.27 - $79.03
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$79
MEDIAN: $37.27
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$56,299 - $109,615  
   
Bonus
$1,002 - $14,617  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,740  
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$55,248 - $119,816  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 244
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$20.27 - $79.03  
   
Overtime
$32.70 - $77.43  
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,002 - $14,617  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,740  
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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$55,248 - $119,816  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineer

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


Houston Electrical Engineers who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $72K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $94K. After 10 to 20 years, professionals can make it pretty big; the median salary sits in the six-figure neighborhood of $102K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $123K.

Key Stats for Electrical Engineer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Electrical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲53%

▲27%

▲17%

National Average
$80,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries



Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼0%

National Average
$80,000

C programming Language
▼2%




C++
▼6%

▼7%

C
▼7%



▼9%


Assembler
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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