Instrumentation Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas

The average Instrumentation Engineer in Houston, Texas can expect to rake in roughly $78K annually. Work is enjoyable for Instrumentation Engineers in Houston, Texas, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Houston Instrumentation Engineers who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 83 percent. Most enjoy medical while slightly more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just over two-fifths. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$59,180 - $113,796

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$32.94 - $86.81

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$59,180 - $113,796  
   
Bonus
$1,100 - $12,278  
Profit Sharing
$1,008 - $3,256  
Total Pay (?
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$63,675 - $131,830  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 70
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$32.94 - $86.81  
   
Overtime
$49.66 - $68.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,100 - $12,278  
   
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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$63,675 - $131,830  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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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.


Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $80K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $95K. On average, Instrumentation Engineers in Houston, Texas make $83K following one to two decades on the job. Veteran professionals who boast more than 20 years of relevant experience enjoy plum median salaries that average out to the six-figure sum of $148K.

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Experience Affects Instrumentation Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 72%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$86,000

Experienced
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Instrumentation Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries


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

National Average
$86,000

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
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 14%
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