Average Salary in Houston, Texas

Houston, Texas Most Popular Skills


Microsoft Excel5,477

Microsoft Office5,070

Customer Service4,591

Project Management4,199

Microsoft Word2,597

Operations Management2,126

Data Analysis2,074

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About Houston Salaries

Employees in Houston, Texas make an average salary of $59,208. Trends in wages are rising with a 0.5 percent increase over last quarter as of Q2 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 Manager, (Unspecified Type / General) which pay between $70,570 and $80,397 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: $85,963

National Oilwell Varco

Average Salary: $67,750

M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Average Salary: $61,246

ExxonMobil Corporation

Average Salary: $104,627

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