Average Entry-Level Electrical Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas

$66,199
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$3,000
Bonus
$3,500
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Electrical Engineer in Houston, Texas is $66,199.
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$51k
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$66k
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$86k
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$51k - $86k
Bonus
$200 - $8k
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$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$49k - $89k

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Job Description for Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineer Tasks
  • Design, maintain, implement, and improve electrical instruments and equipment.
  • Supervise and train project staff as needed.
  • Inspect completed projects to ensure conformance with design standards.
  • Apply principles of electrical theory to engineering projects.

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Popular Skills for Electrical Engineer

Skills in Autodesk AutoCAD, Matlab and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office and Engineering Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineer

An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $71,487 based on 201 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,059 based on 141 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,590 based on 81 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $105,308.
Employees with Electrical Engineer in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 6.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Baltimore, Maryland (6.4% more) and Tucson, Arizona (5.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (6.3% less) and Chicago, Illinois (1.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 467 survey responses.
Early Career
43.0%
Mid Career
30.2%
Experienced
17.3%
Late Career
9.4%