Mechanical Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas (United States)

The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer in Houston, Texas is $72,025 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Mechanical Engineer in Houston, Texas Total Pay (?
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$53,703 - $101,347
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $72,024
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Mechanical Engineer in Houston, Texas Total Pay (?
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$18.06 - $62.49
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MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,703 - $101,347  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,444  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $6,953  
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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$53,766 - $111,552  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,019
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$18.06 - $62.49  
   
Overtime
$27.89 - $60.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,444  
   
Profit Sharing
$503 - $6,953  
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).
)
$53,766 - $111,552  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,019
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Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineer in Houston, Texas

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries

National Average
$74,000

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries

ANSYS
up arrow 6%
Project Management
up arrow 4%
Engineering Design
0%
Project
0%
National Average
$74,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%
AutoCAD
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Matlab
up arrow 4%
SolidWorks
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AutoDesk
up arrow 6%
C++
up arrow 8%

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Gender

Female
9%
female alumni
 
Male
91%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 8%
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