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Electrician Salary in Houston, Texas

Median pay for Electricians in Houston, Texas lies in the neighborhood of $21.95 per hour. For the most part, Electricians in Houston enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Just under a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, more than half report medical coverage and roughly two in five claim dental coverage as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
$38,783 - $108,685
(Median)
$39K
$57K
$110K
MEDIAN: $56,569
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$13.93 - $34.66
(Median)
$14
$22
$35
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$38,783 - $108,685  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,152  
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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$32,207 - $79,711  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 26
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.93 - $34.66  
   
Overtime
$18.62 - $46.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,152  
   
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).
)
$32,207 - $79,711  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 78
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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.


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $45K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $52K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Electricians in Houston, Texas make a median salary of $52K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $60K.

Experience Affects Electrician in Houston, Texas Salaries




National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Electrician in Houston, Texas Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 39%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 21%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 19%



National Average
$52,000


Residential
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 41%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 29%