Electrician in Houston, Texas Salary

Pay for Electricians in Houston, Texas sits in the ballpark of $21.59 per hour. While some workers in this profession — roughly two-fifths — do not have any health coverage, the larger part do receive medical benefits and approximately two in five have dental insurance. Most Electricians in Houston like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$27,924 - $66,998
$28K
$44K
$67K
MEDIAN: $44,319
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$13.28 - $31.68
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$32
MEDIAN: $21.59
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Salary
$27,924 - $66,998  
   
Bonus
$1,400  
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$28,887 - $74,295  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.28 - $31.68  
   
Overtime
$19.23 - $46.32  
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$1,400  
   
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$28,887 - $74,295  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 75

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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Pay by Experience Level for Electrician

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


For many Electricians in Houston, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. In this position, someone who has worked for fewer than five years can expect a median salary of $43K. The median for people with five to 10 years of experience is only a little bit higher at $44K. Houston Electricians see a median salary of $50K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $65K.

Key Stats for Electrician

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Electrician Salaries

▲39%

▲7%

National Average
$47,000

▼6%

▼9%

Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries

Project Management
▲54%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
▲36%

▲13%


National Average
$47,000

▼3%


▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
dental benefits
None: 41%
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