Average Late-Career Electrical Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas

$103,635
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$9,826
Bonus
$7,500
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The average salary for a Late-Career Electrical Engineer in Houston, Texas is $103,635.
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$80k
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$104k
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$169k
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Salary
$80k - $169k
Bonus
$1k - $24k
Profit Sharing
$491 - $12k
Total Pay
$81k - $168k

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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, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation, Project Management and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office.

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. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,743 based on 79 salaries.
Employees with Electrical Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 38.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (29.7% more) and Los Angeles, California (24.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (1.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 471 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.7%
Early Career
42.3%
Mid Career
29.3%
Experienced
16.8%