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

$84,132
Avg. Salary
$8,047
Bonus
$11,500
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The average salary for an Electrical Engineer with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills in Houston, Texas is $84,132.
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$62k
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$84k
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$129k
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What Do Electrical Engineers Do?

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.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Electrical Engineers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineers?

An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $76,979 based on 21 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $95,213 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,793 based on 7 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 Cleveland, Ohio (18.6% less), Milwaukee, Wisconsin (14.2% less) and Charlotte, North Carolina (11.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 51 survey responses.
Early Career
41.2%
Mid Career
33.3%
Experienced
13.7%
Late Career
11.8%