Electrician in Houston, Texas Salary

Houston Electricians take home approximately $20.89 per hour on average. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. While some workers in this profession — more than a third — do not have any health coverage, the greater part do receive medical benefits and slightly less than one-half have dental insurance. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$28,187 - $75,575
$28K
$49K
$76K
MEDIAN: $48,655
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50%
90%

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$15.44 - $31.77
$15
$21
$32
MEDIAN: $21.48
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$0$76K
Salary $28,187 - $75,575
Bonus $1,977
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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$30,506 - $76,208
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 16
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $15.44 - $31.77
Overtime $19.82 - $46.31
Annual Data $0$76K
Bonus $1,977
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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$30,506 - $76,208
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 63

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%

Electrician Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Electrician

Pay by Experience for an Electrician has a positive trend. An entry-level Electrician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 38 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electrician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Electrician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 27 salaries. An Electrician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 18 salaries.

Key Stats for Electrician

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
20%

Experience Affects Electrician Salaries

▲34%

▲3%

National Average
$48,000

▼9%

▼12%

Skills That Affect Electrician Salaries

Project Management
▲48%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
▲31%

▲9%


National Average
$48,000

▼7%


▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
no benefits
None: 37%