The average pay for a Research Engineer in Houston, Texas is $101,181 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Data Analysis is associated with high pay for this job.

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$1,510 - $14,899  
Profit Sharing
$3,500  
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$67,236 - $127,653  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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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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Key Stats for Research Engineer

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %
Less than 1 year
39%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Research Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$104,000


Skills That Affect Research Engineer Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 16%

Simulation
up arrow 9%

Research Analysis
up arrow 6%

Engineering Design
up arrow 6%

National Average
$104,000

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
39%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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