Project Engineer in Houston, Texas Salary

The average pay for a Project Engineer in Houston, Texas is $78,409 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Project is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$57,757 - $117,875
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MEDIAN: $77,579
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$25.45 - $80.54
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$81
MEDIAN: $35.93
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$57,757 - $117,875  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,978  
Commission
$6,000  
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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$57,855 - $129,851  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 406
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$25.45 - $80.54  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.43  
Overtime
$1.64 - $64.11  
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,000  
   
Commission
$6,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,978  
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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$57,855 - $129,851  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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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 Project Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Project Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Project Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 218 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Project Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 156 salaries. An experienced Project Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $106,000 based on 63 salaries. A Project Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $158,000 based on 26 salaries.

Key Stats for Project Engineer

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 56 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Project Engineer Salaries

▲96%

▲32%

▲13%

National Average
$80,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Project Engineer Salaries

▲27%





Engineering Design
▲1%


National Average
$80,000


Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼2%

▼5%


▼6%

▼7%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 8%
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