Electrician Salary in Houston, Texas

Pay for Electricians in Houston sits in the ballpark of $21.74 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, around one in four are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by approximately two in five. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$36,026 - $107,853

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$13.60 - $34.06

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$36,026 - $107,853  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,000  
Total Pay (?
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$31,188 - $79,318  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 28
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.60 - $34.06  
   
Overtime
$18.18 - $45.70  
Local 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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$31,188 - $79,318  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 98
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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.


For Houston Electricians, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $44K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $50K. Electricians in Houston, Texas bring in $52K after working for 10 to 20 years. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Houston Electricians with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $62K.

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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
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Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 41%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 25%
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