Electrician in Houston, Texas Salary

Electricians in Houston, Texas take home an average $21.67 per hour. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Nearly one-fourth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and about two-fifths claim dental coverage as well. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$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 with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $43K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $48K on average. Houston Electricians claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $52K. As Electricians in Houston reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $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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