Average Salary for City of Houston, Texas Employees

An average City of Houston, Texas employee can expect to make $49K per year. The most important factor affecting pay for City of Houston, Texas employees is what you do at the company, though your experience level plays a role as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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City of Houston, Texas Median Salary by Job


Administrative Specialist
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Fire Fighter
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Civil Engineer
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Financial Analyst
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Administrative Coordinator
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Staff Analyst
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Human Resources (HR) Supervisor
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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 121
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Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $49K annually. Average pay is $58K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. Overall, the greater share of City of Houston, Texas folks have 20 years or more of experience and earn an average approximately $80K annually.


Financial Analysts are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing about $82K per year on average; Senior Contract Administrators are next on the list, bringing in close to around $80K, followed by Human Resources Supervisors earning $62K and Administrative Coordinators making $60K. Earning only about $32K on average, Librarians make less than most people in the company.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Help Desk Manager Certifications, who make around $110K annually. Bigger paychecks are awarded to American Institute of Certified Planners with credentials; these people earn $50K per year on average. The best paid folks at City of Houston, Texas have a Master of Public Administration (MPA), earning $72K annually.


Employees who count Operations Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $102K per year. A relatively widespread skill at City of Houston, Texas is Microsoft Office; just under one in three of employees use it for work. Key skills also include Microsoft Excel, Project Management, and Customer Service.

Benefits and Perks

Merely 29 percent at City of Houston, Texas earn paid vacation and paid sick time. The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. For most workers, benefits include health insurance, and a large number of workers get dental coverage, too. City of Houston, Texas employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for City of Houston, Texas


39 %
61 %
$36,000 - $74,977
$38,156 - $101,588

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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