Average Early-Career Electrical Engineer with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation Skills Salary in Houston, Texas

$76,200
Avg. Salary
$7,644
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The average salary for an Early-Career Electrical Engineer with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills in Houston, Texas is $76,200.
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$60k
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$76k
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$108k
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$60k - $108k
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$5k - $10k
Total Pay
$60k - $116k

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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 that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Project Management, Microsoft Excel, Autodesk AutoCAD and Engineering Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineer

A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $97,557 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,813 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $115,000.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (16.6% less), Cleveland, Ohio (15.1% less) and Charlotte, North Carolina (12.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 31 survey responses.
Mid Career
51.6%
Experienced
25.8%
Late Career
22.6%