Electrical Designer in Houston, Texas Salary

The average wage for an Electrical Designer in Houston, Texas is $32.08 per hour. A skill in Autodesk AutoCAD Electrical is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$43,731 - $92,738
$44K
$61K
$93K
MEDIAN: $61,030
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50%
90%

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$16.39 - $45.30
$16
$31
$45
MEDIAN: $31.06
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$0$96K
Salary $43,731 - $92,738
Bonus $0.00 - $11,635
Profit Sharing $8,250
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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$44,224 - $96,813
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 15
Hourly Data $0$102
Hourly Rate $16.39 - $45.30
Overtime $-0.50 - $102.58
Annual Data $0$96K
Bonus $0.00 - $11,635
Profit Sharing $8,250
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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$44,224 - $96,813
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 18

Job Description for Electrical Designer

Electrical designers are in charge of creating electrical schematics, layouts, and other grid plans for their organization. They must develop effective, safe electrical diagrams, provide assistance in the installation of equipment and systems, and perform design computations using their engineering skills. Additionally, electrical designers prepare drawing packages that support building code specifications, participate in staff meeting to oversee planning methods, and review project needs to adapt their performance accordingly. Keeping design documentation and using company resources efficiently are essential in this role, as is following strict safety requirements to avoid electrical accidents. Other tasks performed by electrical designers include performing calculations based on sketches to present proposals, coordinating the implementation of design criteria by using engineering techniques and industrial tools, and translating design requirements into specific configurations.

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Electrical Designer Tasks

  • Retrieve and review all customer specification documents, vendor quotes, drawings and diagrams for creating electrical designs for customer.
  • Revise drawings and designs based on change orders and customer requests.
  • Perform calculations in preparation for designing products.
  • Confer with engineers and design staff to interpret design concepts.
  • Review all applicable documentation and company procedural manuals to determine critical attributes of design.

About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

Electrical Designer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Designer

Pay by Experience for an Electrical Designer has a positive trend. An entry-level Electrical Designer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 17 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electrical Designer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Electrical Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 7 salaries. An Electrical Designer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $133,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Electrical Designer

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Electrical Designer Salaries

Late-Career
▲93%

Experienced
▲31%

▲18%

National Average
$69,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Electrical Designer Salaries

Autodesk AutoCAD Electrical
▲35%

autodesk autocad
▲26%

Microsoft Excel
▲23%

Microsoft Office
▲22%

▲21%


AutoCAD Electrical
▲6%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▲5%


Microstation
▲3%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
▲2%

National Average
$69,000

Autodesk Revit MEP
▼8%

Autodesk AutoCAD MEP
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 85%
no benefits
None: 11%