Average Salary in Houston, Texas
About Houston Salaries
Employees in Houston, Texas make an average salary of $59,025. Trends in wages are up 1.2 percent as of Q1 2017. The cost of living in Houston is 1.7 percent lower than the national average. The most popular occupations in Houston are Operations Manager, Mechanical Engineer, and Project Engineer which pay between $70,004 and $77,809 annually. Some popular Houston industries include Oil and Gas Field Services, Oil and Gas Exploration, and Manufacturing. The most popular employers in Houston are Schlumberger, National Oilwell Varco, and M. D. Anderson Cancer Center.