Instrumentation Engineer in Houston, Texas Salary

Instrumentation Engineers in Houston, Texas can expect to earn an average of $90K annually. Most Houston Instrumentation Engineers survey respondents are men (76 percent). The majority of Instrumentation Engineers in Houston claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and the larger part earn dental coverage. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$55,902 - $119,068
(Median)
$56K
$90K
$120K
MEDIAN: $90,490
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50%
90%

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$29.09 - $87.59
(Median)
$29
$45
$88
MEDIAN: $44.00
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50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,902 - $119,068  
   
Bonus
$3.21 - $14,681  
Profit Sharing
$1,900  
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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$58,552 - $136,855  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 61
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$29.09 - $87.59  
   
Overtime
$22.65 - $72.06  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$3.21 - $14,681  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,900  
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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$58,552 - $136,855  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Pay by Experience Level for Instrumentation Engineer

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


Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $98K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $78K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $83K in this role. Professionals with deep experience (more than 20 years) report prosperous salaries in six-figure territory; the median for this crowd is approximately $148K.

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Experience Affects Instrumentation Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 56%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$95,000

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Instrumentation Engineer Salaries

Instrument Control
up arrow 4%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
0%

National Average
$95,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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