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Instrumentation Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas

Median pay for Instrumentation Engineers in Houston is around $77K per year. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a little over a half collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Houston Instrumentation Engineers. Instrumentation Engineers in Houston, Texas who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 81 percent. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$54,045 - $114,128
(Median)
$54K
$77K
$110K
MEDIAN: $76,863
10%
50%
90%

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$33.20 - $86.16
(Median)
$33
$45
$86
MEDIAN: $45.00
10%
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
$54,045 - $114,128  
   
Bonus
$1,007 - $12,216  
Profit Sharing
$1,008 - $3,256  
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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$60,398 - $134,893  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 69
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$33.20 - $86.16  
   
Overtime
$33.89 - $69.46  
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$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,007 - $12,216  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,008 - $3,256  
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).
)
$60,398 - $134,893  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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Pay by Experience Level for Instrumentation Engineer in Houston, Texas

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


The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $80K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $95K on average. For Houston Instrumentation Engineers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $83K. Professionals who boast more than 20 years of experience reap the fruits of their labor to the six-figure tune of $148K — the plum median salary in this group.

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Experience Affects Instrumentation Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 75%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$85,000

Experienced
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Instrumentation Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries


Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 11%

National Average
$85,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 13%