Electrical Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas (United States)

The average salary for an Electrical Engineer in Houston, Texas is $71,727 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Electrical Engineer in Houston, Texas Total Pay (?
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$54,698 - $106,201
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MEDIAN: $71,726
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Electrical Engineer in Houston, Texas Total Pay (?
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$20.27 - $56.47
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MEDIAN: $31.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,698 - $106,201  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,489  
Profit Sharing
$1,156 - $11,193  
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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$54,085 - $117,398  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 490
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 - $10,489  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,156 - $11,193  
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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$54,085 - $117,398  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 490
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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 69%
National Average
$74,000

Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 8%
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 1%
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%
C++
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 6%
Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 6%
Assembler
up arrow 7%
C
up arrow 8%
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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: 90% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 8%
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