Average Salary in Houston, Texas

Houston, Texas Median Salary by Job


Mechanical Engineer
427 salaries

Operations Manager
416 salaries

Project Engineer
334 salaries

Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)
292 salaries

Administrative Assistant
278 salaries

Financial Analyst
270 salaries

Office Manager
257 salaries

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  • Updated: 24 Jun 2017
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About Houston Salaries

Employees in Houston, Texas make an average salary of $58,938. 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 $69,779 and $77,849 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.

Popular Houston Employers


Average Salary: $84,840

National Oilwell Varco

Average Salary: $68,992

M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Average Salary: $61,437

ExxonMobil Corporation

Average Salary: $104,598

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