Electrician in Houston, Texas Salary

Houston Electricians take home an average $21.67 per hour. Health benefits are not claimed by all — around one in four lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and roughly two in five have dental, too. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,234 - $78,350
(Median)
$35K
$55K
$78K
MEDIAN: $55,000
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$13.11 - $34.20
(Median)
$13
$22
$34
MEDIAN: $21.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$35,234 - $78,350  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,149  
Profit Sharing
$1,474  
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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$30,474 - $77,659  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 32
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.11 - $34.20  
   
Overtime
$18.72 - $47.93  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,149  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,474  
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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$30,474 - $77,659  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 115
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Pay by Experience Level for Electrician

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


Electricians in Houston do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $43K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $48K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $52K in this role. Electricians in Houston, Texas who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $61K.

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Experience Affects Electrician Salaries



National Average
$51,000



Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 41%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 20%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 18%



National Average
$51,000



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
medical benefits
Vision: 39%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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