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Electrician Salary in Houston, Texas

Average Electricians in Houston, Texas make around $21.50 per hour. Most Houston Electricians like their work and job satisfaction is high. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — one-fourth lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and two in five receive dental plans. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$38,783 - $108,685
(Median)
$39K
$57K
$110K
MEDIAN: $56,569
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50%
90%

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$13.64 - $34.30
(Median)
$14
$21
$34
MEDIAN: $21.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$38,783 - $108,685  
   
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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$30,834 - $79,512  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 26
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.64 - $34.30  
   
Overtime
$19.21 - $45.62  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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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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$30,834 - $79,512  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 89

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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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $44K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $51K. For Electricians in Houston, Texas, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $52K. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $60K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

 
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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 39%

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

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 19%



National Average
$51,000


Residential
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 40%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 25%
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