Instrumentation Engineer in Houston, Texas Salary

The average Instrumentation Engineer in Houston, Texas earns approximately $83K per year. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. The vast majority (89 percent) of Instrumentation Engineers in Houston who answered the questionnaire are male. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$58,726 - $123,668
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MEDIAN: $87,921
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Salary $58,726 - $123,668
Bonus $8,800
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$57,779 - $153,867
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

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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
4.0%

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Pay by Experience Level for Instrumentation Engineer

Pay by Experience for an Instrumentation Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Instrumentation Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 8 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Instrumentation Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $103,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Instrumentation Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 6 salaries. An Instrumentation Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $148,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Instrumentation Engineer

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Instrumentation Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲62%

Mid-Career
▲12%

National Average
$92,000

Experienced
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼11%

Skills That Affect Instrumentation Engineer Salaries

Instrument Control
▲4%

National Average
$92,000

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 7%
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