Electrician Salary in Houston, Texas

Electricians in Houston pull down an average of $21.43 per hour. The majority of Houston Electricians claim high levels of job satisfaction. Roughly one in four of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and nearly two in five claim dental coverage as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,026 - $107,853
(Median)
$36K
$55K
$110K
MEDIAN: $55,000
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$13.51 - $34.15
(Median)
$14
$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 (?
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$30,777 - $78,013  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 28
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.51 - $34.15  
   
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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$30,777 - $78,013  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 96
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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 Electricians in Houston, Texas, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $43K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $50K on average. Houston Electricians bring in $52K after working for 10 to 20 years. As Electricians in Houston, Texas reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $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
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
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

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