Electrician Salary in Houston, Texas

An average Electrician in Houston can expect to take home roughly $21.43 per hour. Most Electricians in Houston, Texas like their work and job satisfaction is high. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, about a fourth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by nearly two in five. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$36,026 - $107,853
(Median)
$36K
$55K
$110K
MEDIAN: $55,000
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$13.42 - $34.24
(Median)
$13
$21
$34
MEDIAN: $21.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$36,026 - $107,853  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,000  
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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$30,662 - $78,276  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 28
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.42 - $34.24  
   
Overtime
$16.88 - $45.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,000  
   
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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$30,662 - $78,276  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 94
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Pay by Experience Level for Electrician in Houston, Texas

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Houston Electricians — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $44K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $50K. Electricians in Houston with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $52K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $61K.

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Experience Affects Electrician in Houston, Texas Salaries



National Average
$51,000



Skills That Affect Electrician in Houston, Texas Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 40%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 21%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 17%



National Average
$51,000


Residential
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 41%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 26%
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