The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer in Houston, Texas is $75,556 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

$57,403 - $102,848
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$57K
$76K
$100K
MEDIAN: $75,556
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$15.54 - $66.66
(Median)
$16
$26
$67
MEDIAN: $26.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$57,403 - $102,848  
   
Bonus
$255.32 - $14,705  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $10,850  
Total Pay (?
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$52,815 - $111,572  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 517
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.54 - $66.66  
   
Overtime
$24.72 - $60.29  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$255.32 - $14,705  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $10,850  
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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$52,815 - $111,572  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries




National Average
$77,000


Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries


Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
up arrow 8%

ANSYS Simulation Software
up arrow 5%

ANSYS
up arrow 4%

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 2%

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

National Average
$77,000

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 1%

Matlab
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

SolidWorks
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

AutoCAD
up arrow 4%

AutoDesk
up arrow 4%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 63 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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