Instrumentation Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas

Median pay for Instrumentation Engineers in Houston lies in the neighborhood of $79K per year. The vast majority of Houston Instrumentation Engineers (83 percent) who took the survey are men. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a little over a half earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$59,180 - $113,796
(Median)
$59K
$79K
$110K
MEDIAN: $78,797
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$33.20 - $86.16
(Median)
$33
$45
$86
MEDIAN: $44.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$59,180 - $113,796  
   
Bonus
$1,003 - $12,247  
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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$63,823 - $131,368  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 70
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$33.20 - $86.16  
   
Overtime
$33.89 - $72.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,003 - $12,247  
   
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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$63,823 - $131,368  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 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.


Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $81K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $96K. For Instrumentation Engineers in Houston, Texas, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $83K. Six-figure salaries aren't unusual for professionals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience; median compensation for this group sits in the range of $148K.

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Experience Affects Instrumentation Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 71%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$87,000

Experienced
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Instrumentation Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries


Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 9%

National Average
$87,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

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