Senior Mechanical Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas (United States)

A Senior Mechanical Engineer in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $98,427 per year. A skill in Simulation is associated with high pay for this job.
Senior Mechanical Engineer in Houston, Texas Total Pay (?
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$76,447 - $137,039
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $98,426
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Senior Mechanical Engineer in Houston, Texas Total Pay (?
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$37.27 - $99.33
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $67.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$76,447 - $137,039  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,727  
Profit Sharing
$986 - $7,960  
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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$78,637 - $154,479  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 337
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$34$68$102
Hourly Rate
$37.27 - $99.33  
   
Overtime
$14.68 - $88.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,727  
   
Profit Sharing
$986 - $7,960  
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).
)
$78,637 - $154,479  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 337
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Mechanical Engineer in Houston, Texas

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

Experience Affects Senior Mechanical Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%
National Average
$106,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Senior Mechanical Engineer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Simulation
up arrow 17%
Design
up arrow 7%
ANSYS
up arrow 5%
Matlab
up arrow 4%
Technical Analysis
up arrow 3%
Pro/Engineer
up arrow 3%
Project Management
up arrow 2%
Product Development
up arrow 1%
Engineering Design
0%
National Average
$106,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 6%
AutoCAD
up arrow 7%
SolidWorks
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 91 votes.

Gender

Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 4%
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