Median pay for Piping Designers in Houston is around $31.66 per hour. The vast majority of Houston Piping Designers (85 percent) survey respondents are men. In this profession, most enjoy medical and dental coverage, and a strong majority have vision insurance, as well. This field is filled with high levels of job satisfaction; most Piping Designers in Houston, Texas are happy with their jobs. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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MEDIAN: $71,329
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Salary
$51,064 - $181,062  
   
Bonus
$2,035  
Profit Sharing
$4,250  
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$56,751 - $156,422  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Hourly Rate
$24.53 - $73.97  
   
Overtime
$33.94 - $85.01  
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$2,035  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,250  
Total Pay (?
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$56,751 - $156,422  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
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
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Pay by Experience Level for Piping Designer

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


Piping Designers in Houston who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $62K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $90K. Professionals who spend a good 10 to 20 years in the workforce haul in an average of $121K. Houston Piping Designers who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $122K.

Key Stats for Piping Designer

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
039
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Piping Designer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 61%



National Average
$76,000


Skills That Affect Piping Designer Salaries

Cadworx
up arrow 43%

pds
up arrow 32%

Microstation
up arrow 14%

up arrow 11%

Windows Operating System General Use
0%

National Average
$76,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%



Engineering Design
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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