Electrical Engineer in Houston, Texas Salary

Median pay for Electrical Engineers in Houston, Texas lies in the neighborhood of $78K per year. In the world of Houston Electrical Engineers, overall income ranges from $55K near the bottom to $121K at the top; this can include more than $15K from bonuses and more than $10K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Experience level and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$54,313 - $112,709
$54K
$77K
$110K
MEDIAN: $76,579
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$19.96 - $79.03
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$79
MEDIAN: $35.92
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$0$122K
Salary $54,313 - $112,709
Bonus $931 - $17,640
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $14,094
Total Pay (?
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$53,382 - $122,307
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 237
Hourly Data $0$79
Hourly Rate $19.96 - $79.03
Overtime $32.79 - $68.57
Annual Data $0$122K
Bonus $931 - $17,640
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $14,094
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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$53,382 - $122,307
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 18

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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%

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Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineer

Pay by Experience for an Electrical Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Electrical Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 173 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electrical Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $94,000 based on 89 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 46 salaries. An Electrical Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $123,000 based on 14 salaries.

Key Stats for Electrical Engineer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Electrical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲56%

▲29%

▲19%

National Average
$79,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries



Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▲1%

C programming Language
▼0%

National Average
$79,000



C
▼5%


C++
▼5%


▼6%



▼8%

Assembler
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 5%
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