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Mechanical Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas

The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer in Houston, Texas is $74,488 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.

$56,013 - $103,302
(Median)
$56K
$74K
$100K
MEDIAN: $74,487
10%
50%
90%

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$17.68 - $63.88
(Median)
$18
$31
$64
MEDIAN: $30
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$56,013 - $103,302  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,191  
Profit Sharing
$502 - $9,967  
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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$55,384 - $114,570  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 997
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.68 - $63.88  
   
Overtime
$29.58 - $62.42  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,191  
   
Profit Sharing
$502 - $9,967  
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).
)
$55,384 - $114,570  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 64

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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries




National Average
$77,000


Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries


Pro/Engineer
up arrow 4%

ANSYS
up arrow 3%

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

Project
up arrow 1%

National Average
$77,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

AutoCAD
up arrow 4%


Matlab
up arrow 5%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 5%

AutoDesk
up arrow 5%

C++
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 166 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 8%
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