Average Experienced Electrical Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas

$99,743
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$10,279
Bonus
$6,500
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The average salary for an Experienced Electrical Engineer in Houston, Texas is $99,743.
10%
$77k
MEDIAN
$100k
90%
$143k
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$77k - $143k
Bonus
$3k - $25k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $13k
Total Pay
$77k - $163k

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

Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineer

An entry-level Electrical Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $66,855 based on 55 salaries. An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,580 based on 199 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,749 based on 138 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $103,635.
Employees with Electrical Engineer in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 17.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (10.2% more) and San Diego, California (8.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (4.9% less) and Denver, Colorado (3.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 435 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.6%
Early Career
45.7%
Mid Career
31.7%
Late Career
9.9%