The average pay for an Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer in Houston, Texas is $72,163 per year.

$52,065 - $91,507
(Median)
$52K
$72K
$92K
MEDIAN: $72,162
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$14.48 - $39.02
(Median)
$14
$24
$39
MEDIAN: $23.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$52,065 - $91,507  
   
Bonus
$-0.48 - $11,562  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,863  
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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$49,975 - $96,272  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 372
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$14.48 - $39.02  
   
Overtime
$19.87 - $61.83  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.48 - $11,562  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,863  
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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$49,975 - $96,272  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,264,262
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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Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
up arrow 7%

ANSYS
up arrow 5%

ANSYS Simulation Software
up arrow 4%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 3%

Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

Matlab
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

C++
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
0%

AutoDesk
0%

National Average
$73,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 2%

AutoCAD
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
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SolidWorks
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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